Business Administration Assistant SIEVEMK GATEWAY LTD

To provide a range of clerical duties including photocopying, sending emails, filing, message-taking, sorting and distributing post, etc. To respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from students, parents, staff, suppliers and other stakeholders.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 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

    37 hours a week Tuesday - Saturday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Duties will Include:

  • Ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made.
  • To contribute to setting up office procedures.
  • To study towards and complete the NVQ level 2 in Business Administration.
  • Any other appropriate duties under the direction of the line manager for the placement, applicable to the grade and qualifications of the post.


Other Duties:

  • To work within Centre policies and procedures, including Pupil Behaviour Policy.
  • To contribute to the provision of an effective environment for learning.
  • To support the promotion of positive relationships with parents and outside agencies.
  • To care for their own and other people’s health and safety.
  • To be aware of the confidential nature of issues.
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the Centre.
  • Actively participating in performance management.
  • Identify personal training needs and other learning activities as required.
  • Develop an understanding of polices & procedures, complying with their contents and raising concerns in a timely manner.
  • To recognise own strengths, areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake other duties that are commensurate to the post holder’s abilities, position & grade.
  • The duties listed above are examples of duties at this level and other duties of a similar level/nature may be undertaken by individuals and are not excluded simply because they are not itemised.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well organised with the ability to work to tight timescales and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Good IT skills with a knowledge of a range of different computer packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to work individually and as an effective team member.

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Willing to learn 

Qualifications required

A- C Maths and English or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Potential to progress within the business

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Pearsons Professional exam Centre, Exam Prep, After School Tutoring, Mentoring and Coaching




The Point

602 Midsummer Boulevard

Milton Keynes


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Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma
  • Functional SKills
  • Employer Rights And responsilities
  • Technical Certificate
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intec Business Colleges


Kerrie Burden 01788514276

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017