Accreditation and Administration Assistant

Gillingham, Kent
0-4 Months – £140pw 5-8 Months – £150pw 9 Months – Completion – £160pw
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description
Kent Training & Apprenticeships is part of Community Learning and Skills alongside Kent Adult Education and KAE Skills. We have been supporting people to gain qualifications and develop skills for over 30 years. We are an Ofsted Grade 2 provider and in June 2016 achieved “good ratings” across all areas of inspection.

Vacancy Description 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Apprentice to join our administration team at our Medway base in Gillingham. This will be a varied role which will include administration as well as speaking to our customers as they attend our courses.

This role will be primarily based at Green Street, but there will be a requirement to travel to our Maidstone Centre on occasions.

This can be a varied role, as we are a public access building and regularly have customers through our doors. Main duties will include:

Greeting face to face visitors and directing them to their classes 
Answering both internal and external calls 
Contacting students regarding identification and certificates 
General administrative tasks, including typing letters and filling. 
Responsible for making up and maintaining exam papers. 
Supporting the accreditation and exams team with queries 
Updating database with learner details and results.

Nearest train station is Gillingham station.

Walking distance from station to destination is 0.2 miles, takes 4 minutes.


£144.30 P/W.

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm.
Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm.
Half hour lunch break.
24 days paid holiday each year worked plus paid bank holidays.

Skills Required
Must be organised with good communication skills. 
Attention to detail is essential.

Personal Qualities
Have a good attitude to work and work effectively as part of a team.

Qualifications Required
A-D Grade GCSE in English and Maths or equivalents.

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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