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L3 Admin Assistant Apprentice - High Wycombe Day and Knight Bespoke Fitted Furniture Ltd

A fantastic opportunity to start your administrative career with a Bespoke Furniture company in High Wycombe!

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

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,003.84

    3 day week available if required

    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

    32 hours per week, 8am-4pm/9am-5pm, days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000096167

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your daily duties will include but not be limited to;

  • Calling customers & booking appointments
  • Sending quotations, job confirmations
  • Invoicing and tracking financials
  • Learning a program called ArtiCAD and designing computerised drawings for customers (this will be great for a student interested in potentially getting into design or has an interest)
  • General admin
  • Answering phones
  • Stock ordering
  • Will use Xero, CAD & Simpro Program
  • HR duties
  • Day to day running of the business
  • Ordering
  • Managing fitters and jobs
  • Customer queries and booking jobs, sending quotations, CAD designs

Benefits include;

  • On-site parking
  • Full training and support
  • Unlimited hot drinks

Working hours can be flexible - 4 days (8 hours per day - 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm) or 3 days per week are available.

Salary is NMW depending on age:

  • 16-17 = £4.81
  • 18-20 = £6.83
  • 21-22 = £9.18
  • 23+ = £9.50

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catchups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible!

On completion of this 18-month apprenticeship you will have gained:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English are available, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to continue after apprenticeship programme. If interested in the field of design can potentially go into sales and surveying, design.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade G/1) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade G/1) Desired

About the employer

Manufacturing and fitting bespoke fitted furniture

Employer

Day and Knight Bespoke Fitted Furniture Ltd

Address

Unit 4 Lincoln Park Business Centre, Lincoln Road

High Wycombe

HP12 3RD

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Dec 2022