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Business and Administration Apprenticeship Mary Seacole Day Nursery

You will be employed as an apprentice at this business whilst also attending college in order to gain your apprenticeship qualification in Business and Administration.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri between 8.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2019

  • Apprenticeship level


  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Tasks involved may include:

  • Answering the phone
  • Dealing with customer queries/orders
  • Filing
  • Arranging meetings
  • Manning reception

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous work experience in an office environment is helpful as is customer service experience
  • A genuine interest in wanting to work in an office is essential
  • Good customer service skills 

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Confident and polite phone manner
  • Good time keeping
  • Problem solver
  • Professionally presented
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

  • No qualifications are required for this apprenticeship
  • Functional skills are covered as part of the apprenticeship

Future prospects

Learners can use this qualification to go into various office-based roles. You can progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship and work your way up to Office Manager level which would be a management role often with team leader status. This qualification should give you transferable skills that will not limit you to one sector.

Things to consider

Working in a business can be busy and require you to manage multiple tasks at one time. You may be dealing with customer problems or complaints. You may have to complete tasks under tight time pressures.

About the employer

This large nursery is based 5 minutes from the centre of Reading.


Mary Seacole Day Nursery



Mount Pleasant



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd


Admissions Team 0118 9566995

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business & Administration or Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration depending upon previous experience and qualifications
  • Intermediate apprentices will attend day release 
  • Apprenticeships are made up of the Certificate or Diploma plus Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT
  • You will work four days a week at your business as an Administration Assistant, gaining your practical experience
  • You will then attend college once a week to gain your apprenticeship qualification

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