Business Administration Apprenticeship in Accountants Alpha

Work in an accountancy office that offers superb career paths and experience. The firm works hard to get the best results they can and need an active, happy, hardworking individual to help with the day to day office work.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 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

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


They are looking for a competent office assistant to help with the organisation and running of the daily administrative operations of the company.


The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results.


Personal Attributes :


  • Organised.
  • Driven.
  • Confident talking on the phone.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willing to work in a busy office environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Answering calls.
  • Sending and receiving emails.
  • Interested in accountancy.
  • Sorting post and packages.
  • Filing.
  • Printing.
  • Managing data.

Personal qualities

  • Driven.
  • Confident with talking on the phone.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organised.

Qualifications required


Future prospects

This career can lead to higher roles within the company.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) : The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Alpha offer a unique solution to meet the needs of Sole Traders, Partnership, Limited Companies, Professional Practitioners and Non-profit making entities such as Local Authorities, Charities and Social Clubs. Our specialist service is tailored for businesses to provide a cost-effective, high value solution for all your financial needs. We will be your virtual Finance Director, giving daily assistance to you and your business.




197 Ribbleton Lane



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Training provider

Level 2 QCF in Business Administration.

Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if not obtained at GCSE Level before enrolment.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Y TRAIN LTD


Kayah Reddy 01772 977176

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017