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Apprentice Administration Assistant – Sales Department – KT&A1964

Maidstone (

ME15 9XY


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 30/08/2018
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A1964

Employee Description

A family run business established for over 40 years based in Maidstone. Fitting quality windows, doors, conservatories and flat roofs in Kent and Sussex.

Description of Vacancy

  • Apprentice Sales Administration Assistant
  • This role is based at our Head Office in Maidstone
  • Will be involved in all aspects of a busy sales department
  • Duties will include basic office duties, providing support to a busy sales team, updating reports and liaising with Sales reps and Branch Managers


  • Apprentice Sales Administration Assistant
  • Basic office administration duties to begin with including photo and scanning of documents and filing
  • PA support for the Sales Coordination Manager
  • Data entry and updating reports
  • Liaising with Sales reps and branch managers
  • Handling telephone calls
  • Opportunity to gain experience in other areas and other ad hoc duties as requested


£4.00 per hour


9am – 5:30pm

9:30am – 3.30pm Mon – Friday

30 hours per week

This will include a 30 minute lunch break

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational ability
  • Good attention to detail
  • Professional manner
  • Problem solving skills
  • IT literate

Personal Qualities

  • Good people skills
  • Enthusiastic and the ability to learn quickly
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to multi talk
  • Willingness to develop self

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 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 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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