Business Administration Apprentice

STEEL DYNAMICS LTD

This vacancy is for an Customer Service/Inbound Sales Apprentice based in Blackburn. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 30 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£126.00

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

36 hours p/w TBC at the interview

Total hours per week: 36.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

12 Jun 2017

Date posted

07 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000851004

Positions

1 available

The suitable candidate will be responsible for:

  • General admin duties
  • Deal with incoming enquiries
  • Data inputting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Provide support for managers and other staff members in the workplace. They perform a variety of tasks that require good communication and organisational skills. They often have industry or employer-specific responsibilities

To be a Business Administration Apprentice, you will need to possess a range of qualities:

  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • Word processing skills
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and organise yourself to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Ability to use initiative to think through problems to find solutions
  • Literate with good written communication
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give attention to detail
  • Ability to answer, speak confidently and take messages on the phone
  • Knowledge of spread sheets, word processing and databases
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Calm under pressure
  • Motivated
  • Good personal organisation
  • Team worker

Personal qualities

The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times. Be an excellent communicator at all levels, via telephone and face to face. Be able to use their own initiative.

Qualifications required

Minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade D or above including English or equivalent

Future prospects

For the successful candidate there will be the opportunity for progression within the company, leading to a possible permanent role.

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You'll find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you're good at IT, have an eye for detail and enjoy working with others then a Business Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct.

About the employer

Steel Dynamics are the leading steel stockholder and processor in the UK. Offering a wide range of carbon steel, stainless steel, nickel alloy, aluminium, copper and brass. Their customer base ranges from nuclear and architectural to the oil & gas, food and beverage processing and petrochemical Industries.

Employer

STEEL DYNAMICS LTD

Address

Dyneley Road

Blackburn

BB1 3AB

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Training provider

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF)
Functional Skills, Level 1 - Maths , ICT and English
Employer Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Dependant on the job role there maybe the opportunity to commence onto the Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Isha Jamaal

Other information

Interview & Start date to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

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.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please can you apply online at www.training2000.co.uk quoting the reference number of the vacancy you are interested in. If you have already applied online please call 01254 546 59 and we can add the vacancy to your current application form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2017