Business Administration Apprentice Pro-Fit Windows & Doors LLP

We are looking to appoint a Business Administration apprentice to be the welcoming face for Pro-Fit who are a fast expanding, windows and doors installation company covering the South West.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001317397

  • Positions

    1 available

Your day to day duties will include the following:

  • To answer and respond to telephone and email enquiries and relay messages - dealing with all enquiries courteously and efficiently.
  • To assist with the updating and maintenance of our internal database system.
  • To produce documentation such as letters, quotations, maintenance agreements, service call records, goods for repair forms.
  • Checking emails and saving information and correspondence to quotation/job folders on the server.
  • Assisting with the production of contract start folders.
  • Collating fitting team information.
  • Filing of office correspondence.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong administration skills.
  • Efficient and accurate attention to detail.
  • Be a proficient and experienced computer operator; in particular have good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative and add value as a team player.
  • Possess a flexible, approachable working style.
  • Possess a warm, welcoming and friendly personality.
  • Possess strong oral, written and communication skills.
  • Be smart in appearance.

Personal qualities

  • A willingness to work and complete the full apprenticeship programme.
  • Confidence when dealing with clients and tenants on the phone.
  • Organised and committed approach, with positive attitude to work.
  • Hardworking.
  • Reliable.
  • Trustworthy.

Qualifications required

  • You must have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English & Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

On completion of this Apprenticeship there may be an opportunity for the right candidate to remain in a permanent role within the business and develop their level of responsibilities.

About the employer

We are a family run business and have been for over 20 years. In that time our windows, doors and conservatories have exceeded customer expectations time and time again. Our bespoke home improvements transform homes, turning average houses into buildings of beauty.

Employer

Pro-Fit Windows & Doors LLP

Address

25

Brympton Way

Yeovil

BA20 2HP

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Training provider

You will undertake this apprenticeship within the workplace and work towards the following:

  • National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) – achieved through the tasks you do at work, NVQ's are proof of your ability and practical skills.
  • Functional Skills– general skills that are used in every job, such as Communication and Application of Number.
  • Technical Certificates – designed to improve your knowledge and understanding of specific topics related to your trade.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) – a workbook for you to do to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee, and your employer’s responsibilities towards you.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College

Contact

Serena Foreman 01935 845392 apprenticeships@yeovil.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017