Administration Assistant Apprentice ATHENA SELECT LIMITED

We are searching for our new Apprentice Admin Assistant to join our growing business and support the day-to-day activities of our growth. The Apprentice Admin Assistant’s responsibilities will be to support the operations of the business and help refine and determine smarter working processes that support the Operations Senior and the business. You will be raising purchase orders, monitor employee training records.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday 08:30- 16:30 (30-minute unpaid lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 May 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Answering phones/emails and dealing with queries
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Scanning existing documentation to upload onto cloud-based systems
  • Monitor employee training records
  • Supporting typing, filing, calendar meetings, and bookings
  • To keep the administrational records and operating systems up to date
  • Liaise with the accounts department about excess payments made by policyholders
  • Monitoring company vehicle usage through the tracking system
  • Communicate with clients via online portals to ensure they are notified of all updates on works in progress
  • Assist management in updating weekly/monthly work forecasts
  • Maintain company accreditation and insurance records
  • Collating hours for payroll

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

  • Training will be completed at Telford College fortnightly
  • Business Administrator Level 3 
  • You will be allocated a work mentor 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The possibility is that the apprentice may be offered a full-time administrator role long-term
  • Progressing to other opportunities may include assisting the Accounts Manager in the financial administration

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Consider working in a fast-paced environment where the workload is regularly changing, dealing with the needs/demands of multiple customers/clients.

About the employer

Athena select is a growing construction company covering Telford, Shropshire, West Midlands, and Staffordshire. The apprentice will be working from our Telford Office supporting the day-to-day operations of the business.








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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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