Higher Apprenticeship: Business and Administration

Halesowen College
£129.50 per week
26 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
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Weekly wage £129.50

►Wages explained

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week Mon - Thur 8:30-5:00, Fri 8.30-4:30

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 26 Jul 2017

  • Distance 139 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001285175

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Good customer service and communication skills are essential, with an ability to work well in a busy environment, involving interactions with a range of staff, students and members of the public.
    • Must be able to follow written and verbal communications with minimal support.
    • Must have good time management skills.
    Personal qualities

    Must be:

    • Friendly and approachable.
    • Confident and independent.
    • A willingness to work with and interact with staff, students and members of the public.
    Qualifications required
    • Applicants should have achieved (or expect to achieve) 2 or more A-levels at grade E or better (or equivalent) or BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in an appropriate subject at minimum grade MMM.
    • Also, 5 GCSEs graded A-C (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths.
    Future prospects A successful apprentice may be able to continue training and gain employment at the college upon completion, depending on what vacancies might be available at the time. Things to consider Working days will start at 8:30am. A mentor will provide training for any new tasks / activities. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices from the 1st April 2017 is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by this age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate for their age.

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