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Apprentice Administrative Coordinator (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2572

Location:
West Kingsdown (

TN15 6AX

)

Kent Training & Apprenticeships

16/10/2019

Closing date: 31/10/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2572

EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

Portable Power Technology supply power and lighting solutions and products for remote, off grid and in vehicle applications. We’ve provided innovative electricity solutions to those in need of power and light for 13 years.

Many industries use PPT technologies to bring clean and renewable mains electricity where it is unstable or unavailable.

Click here to see the employer’s website.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

We are a small and friendly company who are looking for a team player to gain an understanding of technical products, develop Sales skills and support our administration through best business practices. The right candidate will have the opportunity to learn business administration in a small but fast growing company. Through the apprenticeship you will get great experience in all areas of working in an office whilst also learning about our products and markets.

As a small company working in an exciting market you will have the opportunity to learn and develop many new skills and your duties will include:

Talking to customers on the phone and understanding their requirements

Processing sales orders

Writing emails and quotes to customers

Assisting the team in getting orders ready for shipping

Research into new products and markets

Assist in the preparation of exhibitions we attend and working on the stand

Understanding digital marketing/social media to promote the company

Content management of company website

Though this is a business administration apprenticeship this is a very varied role and preference will be given to candidates who have the capability and interest to understand technical products alongside the business administration framework

Travel Information

33 minute walk from Hever Road bus stop (routes 407, 408 and more.)

35 minute walk from Millfield Road bus stop (228, 413 and S11)

WAGE

£4.50 per hour

HOURS

Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm

Lunch : 1 hour (unpaid)

SKILLS REQUIRED

Good computer skills

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Keen and interested to learn

Trust worthy

Positive “can do” outlook

Commitment

Desire to succeed

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

A* – C of Equivalent  GCSE English, Maths and a science subject (physics,chemistry.biology or computer science)

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 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 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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