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Apprentice Administration Assistant – KT&A1885

Location: Sittingbourne (ME10 3FP)
Closing date: 28/06/2018
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A1885

Employer Description

Manufacturer and supplier of plastic, building and plumbing products.

Description of vacancy

You will be part of a small but busy team within our Technical Specification Department.

Your role is to provide administration support to include producing business documents, setting up and maintaining spreadsheets, data entry and subsequent reporting, arranging for samples to be sent and organising literature packs for meetings, training, etc.

There will be some minute taking at meetings and diary management.


  • Answer phones in a professional manner
  • Pass messages/direct queries in a timely manner
  • Follow up on quotations
  • Pricing estimates
  • Obtain samples/ make up literature packs
  • Data entry, filing and general administration


£4.50 ph.  (£180 per week)


8:30am – 5:30pm
Monday to Friday
1 hr unpaid daily lunch break

Skills Required

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiastic

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable
  • Well-spoken
  • Accurate

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 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 Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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