Current Apprenticeship Vacancies

Current Vacancies

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VacancyCourse SubjectEmployerClosing Date
Administration Apprentice Business Administration Hill Cross Furniture 21 July 2017
Apprentice Business & Systems Administrator Business Administration Darlington Borough Council 23 July 2017
Business and Administration Apprentice Business Administration Wyvern Academy 31 July 2017

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Apprenticeships2 Childcare Small Site Joinery Small 

Administration Apprentice 

Employer: Hill Cross Furniture 
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £150 per week  
Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

Hill Cross Furniture is an international market leading business supplying contract furniture to the leisure, hospitality and healthcare sectors. Based in North Yorkshire, we supply and manufacture an unparalleled product range from tables and chairs to stools, banquettes and sofas. Hill Cross Furniture has acquired an impressive international client base of world-renowned brands, Pizza Express, Nandos, Hilton Hotels, Burger & Lobster, Centre Parcs, Newcastle Football Club, The O2 Arena to name just a few.  This is a  good opportunity for a hardworking and determined individual who is looking to start their career is Business Administration.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of Business Administration
including:

  • Dealing with clients via email, over the phone and social media
  • Having a thorough knowledge of the products offered and website contents
  • Maintaining and updating the client database
  • Photocopying and dealing with the post
  • Completing general administration duties and reception duties
  • Using the speadsheets and developing resources
  • Developing sales and other business materials
  • Advising clients of the best products for them and the offer
  • Data analysis
  • Looking at the promotion of the products offered by the company
  • Dealing with external clients
  • Involvement in photography and marketing opportunities

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business & Administration
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities Safeguarding
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Health & Safety
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • A full range of in-house training

Training will take place once a month at our Training Centre. Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications. The rest of the time you will be with your employer and you will be trained in the practical aspects of Business Administration that are relevant to the business, with guidance and support from the employer and the training centre staff.

To apply: Please apply on the National Find an Apprenticeship Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information: Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date:  Friday 21 July 2017

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Apprentice Business & Systems Administrator

Employer: Darlington Borough Council
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: Apprentice £129.50 per week 
Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

Based in the Maintenance and Business Team located at Allington way Depot, this apprenticeship will enable you to develop a range of administrative and clerical skills. You will provide administrative support tasks including dealing with enquiries from customers and trades persons over the telephone, filing, scanning and other tasks related to administration in a large
organisation.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of Business administration
including:

  • To undertake a range of business support tasks such as managing your own emails, copying,
    scanning, faxing, archiving, post, answering the telephone and taking messages.
  • To be responsible for inputting and updating records both manually and electronically on multiple
    systems, including extracting basic information within set parameters.
  • To carry out basic audit and quality control of data input.
  • To deal with enquiries by telephone and face to face and ensure that they are dealt with effectively and
    efficiently, e.g. answering routine queries, signposting and taking messages where appropriate. 
  • To input, complete and update both manual and electronic standard format data, checking the correct
    information is provided and chasing missing data.
  • To produce standard reports and presentations. 

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (as required)

Training will take place every other week at our Training Centre.  Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications.

To apply: Please apply via employers website: www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs.

For more information: For a further informal discussion, please contact Kevin Briggs, Maintenance and Business Manager on 01325 406726.

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd July 2017

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Business and Administration Apprentice

Employer: Wyvern Academy 
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Apprentice £129.50 per week
Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

Wyvern Academy is looking to recruit a highly motivated Business & Administration Apprentice to join our small but very successful team. You must be a self-starter, with a can-do attitude; have a strong interest in education within the North East. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with buckets of initiative.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of Business Administration including:

  • assisting with the organisation of meetings
  • typing correspondence and letters and assisting with the production of business documents
  • assisting with finance administration, providing main reception cover, organising travel arrangements, collating spreadsheets/presentations and providing reprographics assistance
  • reviewing and distributing incoming post and processing outgoing mail and maintaining office equipment and supplies

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (as required)

Training will take place every other week at our Training Centre.  Here you will learn the theory elements of the course,
gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications.

To apply: Please apply on: www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs

For more information: Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: Monday 31st July 2017

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