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Business Administration Apprentice (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2855

Maidstone (

ME15 6JQ


Kent Training & Apprenticeships



Closing date: 26/05/2022
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2855


CPR are a construction recruitment specialist, our core focus is temporary labour supply in London and the South East. We work from 2 offices in Maidstone and Reading.

Please click here to see the employer’s website.

Travel Information:

The office is located above the main bus station in Maidstone, we also have onsite parking.


We are looking for strong candidates to join a hardworking, friendly and professional team of administrators at our Maidstone office. We will train you in all aspects of our business in order for you to become an integral part of the team.

This is a varied role supporting our payroll and credit control department in providing an excellent service in a challenging and interesting industry. We are governed by stringent regulations and require strict attention to detail. You will have general admin duties including:

  • Answering telephones
  • Booking appointments
  • Diary management
  • Archiving
  • Report writing and updating
  • Assistance with the compiling of technical reports
  • Managing a sales ledger
  • Creating invoices
  • Providing admin support to the sales team
  • Engage in research and reporting for projects
  • Manage customer information
  • Acquire an in-depth knowledge of applicable technical information.
  • Support management team

This is not an exhaustive list.

Training will be provided for all aspects of the role and full support will be provided by your manager and existing admin team.


Starting wage of £14,500 for a 32hr week.


9am – 5:30pm

1 Hour lunch break

20% paid time during working hours is given to complete training, referred to as “Off the Job Training”


Good Maths, English and IT Skills


Outgoing, sociable and hard working


Grade 4-9/A*- C GCSE or A level Grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.


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 2022, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.81 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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