Lang Town and Country

Lang Town and Country

£230.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Business Administration Apprentice
Published: Apr 11, 2019
Ref: LT296RB

Lang Town and Country are looking to take a business administration apprentice to join their sales team in Mannamead.

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful candidate will have a varied role and will be responsible for learning about the property market, liaising with purchasers and clients and have a passion for exceeding expectations along with delivering a first class service.

Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Typing and producing estate agency sale particulars
  • Proof reading
    • Answering incoming calls
    • Record keeping
    • Raising invoices
    • Letter writing
    • Updating office display’s
    • Arranging viewing and valuation appointments

Working Hours: Your working hours will be Monday to Friday from 8.45am – 5.30pm, with 45 minutes for lunch.

Wages: £230.00 per week, any additional hours worked over 40 hours per week will be paid at the National Minimum Wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement, including bank holidays, will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

Lang & Co was founded in 1993 and Town & Country Lettings in 1997 both quickly built up a trusted reputation for giving honest and professional advice. The two companies merged in 2015 creating the current Lang Town & Country

The business is headed up by a team of Directors who specialise in their own chosen fields. This unique attribute sets them apart from the competition and offers clients a chance to deal with leading, local property experts. This ensures that clients receive the best possible advice whether selling, letting or buying.

Lang Town & Country are proud to be one of only a handful of qualified and licensed estate agents & letting agents within the city of Plymouth.

The level 3 Apprenticeship advances the apprentice’s key skills to support progression to management.

Skills Required

You will need to be organised with excellent attention to detail,
and be confident in using a variety of IT programmes, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as you will be a constant liaison with a variety of professionals in and out of the workplace. You will need an understanding of data protection and customer confidentiality regulations.

Personal Qualities

The successful candidate will need to be outgoing and enthusiastic with a flexible and adaptable approach. It is essential that you are well presented as you are in a customer facing role. You will be ambitious of building a career in the estate agency industry and have the ability to multi-task. You will need to coach and mentor other staff in a variety of skills including ICT, document production, communication and quality.

Prior Qualifications

GCSE A*-C (4-9) grade in Maths, English and ICT is desired however not essential. Previous experience in the business administration industry is again desired however not essential.

The Apprenticeship in Business Administration consists of:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standards
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • End Point Assessment

Most aspects of your training will be delivered on site by the employer, where you will gain all the skills, knowledge and experience to assist you in this role. You will be required to attend monthly workshops for the first 8 months of your qualification. From month 9 of the apprenticeship the apprentice will need to work on
a project and it will need to be completed before the end point assessment. The project needs to improve a process or operating process and they will need to plan the project and implement the project to meet the outcomes. The duration of the qualification will be 15 months.

Business Administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; including the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business Administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

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