Business and Administration Apprentice

Octain Ltd

Office Junior to assist office manager in the recruitment of agency staff for the Construction Industry. A variety of duties including database input, answering telephone, use of excel spread sheets to calculate weekly wages and other duties.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Mon to Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 37.5 hours per week

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

03 Jul 2017

Date posted

07 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Vacancy Description  

Duties include:

  • Data inputting and invoicing from database
  • Data inputting to Excel
  • Interrogation of port online inventory
  • Assisting anyone that needs help within the office
  • Photocopying/scanning/emailing
  • Post: Applying postage, completing post records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good telephone manner
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Bubbly and motivated
  • Presentable
  • Good telephone manner
  • Willing to learn
  • Works well under pressure
  • Accuracy
  • Good at maths
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE minimum level C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Salary range is £188.62 to  £236.62 per week depending on age.

Things to consider

Needs to be able to travel to the Chelmsford business park.

About the employer

Customs agents and logistics – Arrange freight movements worldwide and UK Customs formalities.


Octain Ltd


13 Springfield Lyons Approach




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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2  Certificate in Business & Administration
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of business and Administration
  • ERR workbook
  • Functional Skills if required in English, Maths and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chelmsford College


Fiona Byford-Smith

Other information

From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 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 wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2017