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Budget Support Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2544

Sittingbourne (

ME10 1SX


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 26/09/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2544


CLS have become the leading work based training provider in Kent, providing training solutions to both companies and individuals across the county, and have been established for over 30 years. They work with over 300 employers throughout Kent, delivering Apprenticeships and National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and have helped over 25,000 people to realise their career ambitions.

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Travel Information

Closest train station – Sittingbourne Station

Bus No. 341direct from employer to train station – 6 minutes.

Walking distance 0.9 miles – 16 minutes.


Business Administration Officer within the Budget Support team of CLS. The role will support the team and the managers to ensure funding is allocated correctly and budgets are monitored efficiently.

Some of the main duties will include: –

  • Answering telephones
  • Updating our software, UNIT E with learners’ details.
  • Raising Journal transfers
  • Processing invoices
  • Assist budget team with transactional billing
  • Producing financial information and providing guidance and support to other areas of the business.
  • Receipt Sponsor Income on Student Accounts.
  • Running reports off our Oracle software
  • Ensuring a clear audit trail of funding allocated.


£146 per week


37hrs   – Monday – Friday


Demonstrate skills in Excel and Outlook, good time management and good attention to detail.

Enjoys working with figures/numbers.

Ability to plan and organise own work and identify priorities.


Use own initiative.

Work as a team.


Hard working.

Pleasant telephone manner.

Flexible, friendly and ability to work as a team.


A-C GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications


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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