Apprentice Administration Assistant Bartrums Group Ltd

This is a first class opportunity to join a dynamic transport & haulage company. The successful candidate will be involved in numerous aspects of the company and they will be supported by a robust training programme within the Transport office.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 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 (times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working within the transport office of a well established Transport & Haulage company located in Eye, Suffolk. The successful candidate will learn general Business Administration skills and duties.

Day to day duties may vary although typical responsibilities will include:

  • Receiving post, distributing post
  • Administering outgoing post
  • Photocopying
  • Filing
  • Data entry and retrieval
  • Diary management
  • Reception duties
  • Receiving inbound telephone calls
  • Taking messages

This role will suit candidates with the following attributes:

  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confident telephone manner
  • End user IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Due to the commercial nature of this apprenticeship the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate flexibility and be prepared to assist with a variety of different tasks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be capable of carrying out instructions accurately and methodically  
  • Punctual
  • Good IT skills inc. MS Word & Excel

Personal qualities

  • 'Can-do' atitude
  • Liaise with professionals
  • Confident
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualifications required

None specified.

Future prospects

Potential permanent position upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

About the employer

The Bartrum Group is a UK freight company based in Eye, Suffolk, specialising in haulage, warehousing and distribution. The group is comprised of three companies; Bartrums Haulage and Storage, Bartrums Road Services and Trumbar Truck Care.

From our location in the heart of East Anglia,we provide road haulage and warehousing services to a wide range of industries in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex.


Bartrums Group Ltd


Langton Green Depot

Airfield Industrial Park

Airfield Industrial Estate


IP23 7HN

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Training provider

In house training as well as a Nationally Recognised Qualification at Intermediate Level to be completed in Business Administration through Norfolk Training Services Ltd, which will include functional skills in English and Maths at level 1 and you will also work towards completing your technical certificate as well as sitting an end test to obtain this certificate.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Norfolk Training Services Ltd


Lil MacCormack 01603259900

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017