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Business Administration Apprentice (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2706

Northfleet (

DA11 8HW


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 28/05/2020
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2706


Gravesham Borough Council are still looking to recruit but are unable to interview during the corona crisis. Please continue to apply and KT&A will keep your application for when normal business resumes.

Local Authority

Refuse collection service

Vehicle maintenance

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Responsible to the Waste & transport Manager you will support the team in tasks relating to Vehicle Workshop.

To provide a range of administrative duties, to support the day to day operations and development of the Vehicle Workshop.

To respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from members of the public, suppliers, and other staff.

To deal with all customer contact effectively, and courteously, in line with the council’s policies and procedures.

To maintain manual and computerised systems including inputting data, keeping records, statistics, confidential and general filing systems as directed.

To organise meetings and events, ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made.

To research, prepare, print, photocopy and distribute documents

To undertake any other administration job related tasks as required

To be a part of corporate initiatives as required.


Mon-Fri 7 hours 24 mins daily

37 hours pw

30 mins – 1 Hour break


As of April 1st 2020 – £153.55 pw


Ability to carry out  Office skills


Ability to make decisions


Ability to follow set procedures and routines


Experience of using project management skills


Knowledge of Gravesham Borough Council and the services it provides.


Willing to work to a NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration


Experience of using Microsoft Office


An awareness of good customer service


Commitment to equal opportunities


Good telephone manner

Good team player

Good work ethic

Good time keeping


Minimum achieved Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.


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 2020, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.15 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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