Administration Assistant Apprenticeship


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and hard working individual to join our charity organisation in our head office in Watford. We support over 60 charities, working with a range of services from vulnerable children, veterans and many more.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

9am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri, 37.5 hours per week

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

26 Jun 2017

Date posted

06 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

  • Answering phones and taking messages from private and corporate donors.
  • Keeping the database systems up-to-date.
  • Filing and keeping folders up-to-date.
  • Liaising branch managers of the charity's 18 shops, arranging stationary and marketing orders.
  • Working with figures and spreadsheets.
  • Photocopying and printing.
  • Keeping driver collection schedules up-to-date.
  • Assisting with reception duties.
  • Working alongside the Collections Manager.
  • Supporting the Warehouse on busy occasions.
  • Supporting the Pop Up Shops.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Be able to work individually and work alongside other colleagues as part of a team
  • Good organisation skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Good personality
  • Positive
  • Flexible and adaptable

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required but assessment will be carried out at interview to determine whether this programme is suitable.

Future prospects

The successful candidate can go onto further training or an apprenticeship at Level 3, or into employment.

Things to consider

If you do not have work experience First Rung can support you finding a work placement. If you do not have Level 1 in English, Maths or ICT we have other programmes to help you improve your grades.

About the employer

All Aboard are a charity that works for other charities, by distributing our profit to worthy causes.

Through our monetary donations to more than 60 other charities we have provided hospital equipment outings and respite care for the terminally ill children, research projects, and learning programmes, as well as contributing towards residential care for the elderly.

Since 1987 we have raised in excess of £3 million for these charities.




Colne Way Court

Colne Way


WD24 7NE

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Business Administration Diploma
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

Other information

For further information please contact Beverley Woodhouse

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2017