Business & Administration Apprentice in Birmingham B7

QA Apprenticeships
£10,000 - £14,999
30 Oct 2018
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer description

Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year.

We tailor our service offer to meet the strategic needs of individual customers, focusing on the areas that matter most to them. This includes delivering value for money, exceptional customer service and investing in the communities where we work.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Job overview / purpose

We have a new opportunity for a Business Apprentice to join the Administration team.

This is an excellent chance for a new entrant to join a busy team and receive some excellent training that will prepare you for your future career in Administration.

Main responsibilities

Input data on weekly tracking reports using clients software/various projects Provide general administrative assistance Opening and reading mail and taking relevant actions where appropriate Answering the telephone and dealing with routine enquiries Co-ordinating and managing the diary for meetings and the team if required Creating and maintaining information on systems and databases Booking travel when required Ordering stationary General administrative duties including filing, emailing and photocopying

Desired qualities

A good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint The determination to learn and develop new skills Organised Reliable Desire to work towards an academic qualification

Also, having a full driving license is an advantage, however is not a necessity.

Desired qualification

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade C or above

Working week

5 days per week,

40 per week [average week, will be confirmed with the employer]


£12,000 per annum

Important Information

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.