Business and Administration Apprenticeship Connor Silvey Llp

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: 29 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 - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

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.


Tasks involved may include:

  • Answering the phone
  • Dealing with customer queries/orders
  • Filing
  • Arranging meetings 
  • Working on 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
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Problem solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Confident and polite phone manner
  • Professionally presented
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications required

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

Dynamic and profitable company with a reputation of being the best boutique Human Resources and Outplacement consultancy in the UK. Business to us is very simple; listen to what our Clients want, deliver what we promise and have some fun along the way! There will be times when things don't go to plan and when this happens we will tell you and then come up with a plan to put things right. Better a strong relationship in the longer term than short-term business gain. We can adopt this approach as we are a family-owned business, so we call the shots on good business practice but more importantly we do this as we really care about doing the right thing.


Connor Silvey Llp


Upper Culham Road

Upper Culham


RG10 8NR

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Training provider

  • 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 
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities 

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd


Admissions Team 0118 9566995

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017