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Working from a busy office in the heart of Folkestone, you will play a key role in the smooth-running of the business, helping contribute to a success story that already boasts a client list including Netflix, Sony and Amazon.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 May 2022

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

    Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:00. Includes an hour unpaid lunch break each day. 20% paid time during working hours to complete training.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company with a unique product range and an exciting, dynamic vision.

Play a key role in a friendly and ambitious team that has supplied environmentally sustainable interiors for clients including Netflix and Amazon.

With guidance and support from a dedicated mentor, your typical tasks will include:

  • Managing inbound and outbound telephone calls
  • Sample stock management, collation and sending
  • Logistics
  • Spreadsheet / Data collection and support
  • General daily showroom maintenance

There will be plenty of scope for your role to evolve as you develop in your role and work towards obtaining your Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.

If you think this sounds like your ideal role then we would love to hear from you!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • ICT/Spreadsheet skills
  • Phone Communication 
  • Time Management

Personal qualities

  • Approachable
  • Able to work at a pace

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent qualifications) in English and maths 

Future prospects

  • Potential for full-time employment for the right candidate
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Things to consider


We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date

Reality Check:

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wage to be paid.

Travel Information:

The office is based in the heart of Folkestone, less than 5 minutes’ walk from the Harbour. 8 minute walk to the local bus station and a 10 minute walk to the train station.

About the employer

Based in the seaside town of Folkestone but with an office in London, The Collective was set up by founder, Lucy Abraham in 2014 with the mission of bringing environmentally sustainable choices to the commercial interior market.

Since then, year on year growth has resulted in The Collective becoming a great example of a forward thinking, dynamic UK born company.

As the company grows there is an opportunity for a brand new apprentice to be a key part of our success and develop a range of professional skills in the process.




The Glassworks

Mill Bay


CT20 1JG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Business and Administration L3 apprenticeship standard. 

Regular work-based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 May 2022