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Level 3 Apprentice Admin Assistant at Taunton Deane Partnership College Taunton Deane Partnership College

The successful applicant will work in our friendly admin team. As the first point of contact for visitors to our main centre, you would need to enjoy meeting people. No two days are the same and the role will be varied and at times very busy.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20 to £17,290.00

    This is a term time only role so salary will be paid pro-rata across the year

    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, 8.30am – 4.00pm (30 mins lunch) term time only.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be involved in many aspects of admin and depending on your skills and interests the role can develop throughout your apprenticeship.

This position is based at our main centre, as part of a team of 6 admin staff. 

Main duties are:

  • Reception service (welcoming visitors and students) and answering telephone
  • Filing and record keeping- staff, pupil and financial records (paper and electronic)
  • Preparing documents for new pupil induction
  • Uploading documents to website
  • Placing on-line orders for classroom resources
  • Supporting other admin staff, as required

This role may be closed early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required
  • End Point Assessment: Knowledge Test; Professional Discussion; Presentation/Q&A

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would hope to offer permanent position after apprenticeship but cannot be guaranteed and if no vacancy available, we would help support with other employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, A good telephone manner, Friendly, Committed, Eager to learn, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Taunton Deane Partnership College (TDPC) is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools. We provide services through a number of centres for students of compulsory school age who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. Students are referred through their mainstream schools in the Taunton Deane area and through the SEN Service at Somerset County Council.


Taunton Deane Partnership College


Holway Centre

Byron Road



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Training provider



Laura Davie


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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