Admin Team Apprentice M J SHAPCOTT & CO LTD

Working in our reception office you will work with our Senior Administrators and Receptionist providing administrative support to the Directors and the Tax, Accounts & Business Services Departments.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

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 - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dealing with clients on a day to day basis
  • General Typing and Client Correspondence
  • Diary Management
  • Paperless Office Database Maintenance
  • Develop into a role to take full responsibility for administrative sub-areas
  • Other General Administrative duties

The training you will be getting

  • Business Admin Level 3
  • All training is carried out at the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Office administrator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

• 30 days annual leave • Holiday choice scheme to increase or reduce your holidays. • Day off on your birthday. • Paid overtime, TOIL and Flexitime available • Modern Offices and Air conditioning Most of your time will be spent in our reception office although you will be dealing with other departments each day. After initial training you will speak to client both by telephone and face to face. Classes and study will be required for the apprenticeship, this will be in work hours but at a different location. • Company Pension • Opportunities for further development.

About the employer

Shapcotts Accountants are a firm of Chartered Accountants that provide Annual Accounts, Complete Income Tax Returns, Carry our client Bookkeeping & VAT Returns also a Payroll Bureau Service to Companies, Business owners and Individuals.







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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Amy Hitch

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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