An excellent opportunity to start a career, progress and complete an apprenticeship within an established firm of solicitors.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Working week 36.15 hrs, Monday-Friday 9-5.15(1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 36.15

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Role to include but not limited to after full induction:

  • Post including sorting and delivery/collection
  • Reception duties to include answering the phone and dealing with clients coming into the office
  • Photocopying, faxing
  • Maintaining/Ordering sufficient stationery stock
  • Filing/retrieving
  • Archiving/retrieving closed files
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • General assistance to other members of staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Professional telephone manner
  • Good knowledge of IT

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Well mannered
  • Self motivated
  • Professional
  • Smart appearance

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

An opportunity to progress within the business on completion of the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

Please check prior to application that the business is a viable affordable commute. An Apprenticeship and employer requires any potential candidate to be dedicated, please consider this before applying. Vacancy is for an immediate start, please consider this if you are still in education. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE EMPLOYER DIRECTLY The closure dates are for a guideline only and the vacancy may close prior to the dates advertised. You may need to complete a CRB check THIS COMPANY DOES NOT WANT TO BE CONTACTED BY TRAINING PROVIDERS OFFERING CV's (This may result in the opportunity being closed by the Employer)

About the employer

Long established law firm that deals with legal matters within personal and business sectors with over 200 staff with offices in London, Dorset and Somerset.


Humphries Kirk


1 Southbourne Grove



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Training provider

  • The successful candidate will be completing an NVQ Level 2 in Business and administration.
  • On the job training to be provided by the employer.
  • Apprenticeship to be delivered within the workplace.
  • You will also be completing your Technical Certificate and Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook.
  • Also, unless exempt, you will be required to complete your Functional Skills in maths, English, and ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateway Training Consortium Limited


Celia Powell

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017