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Apprentice Office Administrator (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2790

Isle of Sheppey (

ME11 5GA


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 24/06/2021
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A 2790


P&J design, manufacture, supply and installation of dust and fume extraction systems. Post-installation we provide commissioning, maintenance, repairs and statutory testing for all types of extraction systems.

The company was established in 1980 to create safer working environments for workers.  Each year thousands of workers die or are significantly disabled by respiratory diseases due to breathing in too much dust and fumes at work including the father of one of our founding directors.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Apprentice Office Administrators to join P&J Dust Extraction Ltd on the Isle of Sheppey.

Working across various teams – including Sales, Logistics, LEV Admin and Accounts – you will develop a wide range of administrative skills that will form a great foundation for the rest of your career.

There is scope for your role to evolve with experience, and a real opportunity to progress within the company.

If you are ambitious, keen to learn and think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.




37.5 paid hours per week:

7.5 hours per day Monday – Friday, on a shift basis due to COVID.  Hours will fall between 07:30 – 17:30 and include a half hour unpaid lunch break.

20% of paid hours will be allocated to complete learning for the apprenticeship.


Good written and verbal communication skills.

Good ICT Skills.

Good attention to detail.

Previous work experience.


The successful applicant should be a good team player who is keen to learn and eager to progress.


Maths – GCSE Grade C / 4 minimum

English – GCSE Grade C / 4 minimum


On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

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 2021, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.30 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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