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Apprentice Administration Assistant (level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2323

Maidstone (

ME14 1RY


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 28/03/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2323

Employer Description

Certa MPS Ltd are a leading independent supplier of print and document management solutions. We pride ourselves on delivering expert knowledge and most importantly exemplary client service.

Vacancy Description

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, reliable Apprentice Administrative Assistant to join our friendly team and establish themselves in an expanding company. The ability to work under pressure, multi task, good organisational skills and enjoys all aspects of administration in a busy fast paced environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • This is a varied and busy role. The applicant will assist in all areas of business administration.
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Record and pass on messages ensuring accuracy and efficiency
  • Receive and despatch orders, update stock sheets
  • Maintain general administration filing, computer based records to ensure data can easily be extracted when required
  • To check emails and respond when necessary
  • To gain knowledge of our company sage accounts system
  • General administration and office support


£4.00 per hour


Monday – Friday

9.00am – 5.00pm with an hour lunch (35 hours per week)

Skills Required

  • Good standard of literacy, numeracy and communication skills. 5 GCSEs including English and Maths.
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • IT literate
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proactively motivated
  • Excellent communication skills and note taking
  • Ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Strive towards excellent work ethics

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiasm and personal drive
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications Required

A-D GCSE Grades in English and Maths

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – 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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