Administration Apprenice

Why Not Test Equipment Limited

Fantastic opportunity to join the team at Why Not Testing as their new Administration Apprentice.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


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The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
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Working week

5 days 8.30am till 5.00pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

15 months

Possible start date

27 Feb 2017

Date posted

14 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

  • Answering telephone calls and making telephone sales calls
  • General admin duties filing etc., Computer literate, Must be confident
  • Data entry
  • They will help generate new business as well as providing exiting customers with repeat business
  • As we are a small company they will have a hand in all aspects of what we do.
  • Calibration Dept., Sales Dept. and also packaging etc
  • Admin and Sales would be the key responsibilities



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate

Personal qualities

  • Confidence
  • Team player as well as working on own initiative

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English A-C or equivalent

Future prospects

Sales Manager – Admin Manager Sales Manager – As we grow we will hopefully take more people on in the sales department so management is possible. Also may include external sales as well. Similar for Admin position but that would be office based

Things to consider

Will spend a lot of time on Computer and Telephone

About the employer

WHY NOT Test Equipment Ltd are specialists in the supply, repair, training and calibration of test, measurement and instrumentation equipment. We supply equipment from all the major manufacturers of the UK, including Fluke, Megger, Seaward, Robin, Alphatek, Ideal, Kewtech, Di-loG, Martindale and more.

An independent company with over 20 years of experience in the field of test equipment, we supply a range of portable electric and electronic test instruments from simple multimeters to sophisticated oscilloscopes, plus other instruments for measuring electrical, mechanical or environmental conditions. We supply a range of labels for all forms of Electrical testing.


Why Not Test Equipment Limited


Sandown Road


DE24 8SR

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
  • Functional Maths and English if necessary

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Lara Knifton

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017