Administration Apprentice

Location Salford Quays – 10 mins walk from Exchange Quay Tram Station
Salary £8000 per annum (£153.85 per week)
Company/Sector Travel & Tourism
Start date Summer 2017
Qualification Business Administration Level 3
Hours 35 – 37.5 per week
Duration 15 months
Posted 09.05.2017
Reference TAA331


This is a fantastic opportunity for an Administrator Apprentice to join a fun, growing and exciting award winning Travel Company based in the heart of Salford.  Founded in 2008, they have become a cultural exchange company, specialising in sending people from all over the world to experience ‘The Summer of a lifetime’ at camp in America.

 They have been named ‘Best Summer Camp Organisation’ for six years running, which is the biggest award in the Summer Camp in America industry. They have also had 100% placement ratio for everyone involved completing everything on time. They also pay the highest salary, and offer the lowest costs and have flight flexibility to offer their intakes – which makes it one of the go to places for an exciting opportunity!

They are now looking for a motivated and enthusiastic apprentice to join them for their next season running. Located in their custom built quirky offices in Salford you will be joining a fast paced, fun loving working environment, with opportunities to travel.

About the role 

  • Sorting and distributing office mail
  • Keeping the office organised and general office duties as required
  • Processing incoming bookings in an organised and timely manner
  • Dealing with general info email enquiries
  • Following up on applicant’s DBS checks, making sure they have applied, paid for and received their documents
  • Processing and checking Visa application paperwork
  • Handling business correspondence
  • Taking messages and transferring calls
  • Faxing, scanning and copying documents
  • Taking notes or minutes at meetings
  • Attending promotional events


Skills and experience

You will be expected to have achieved/predicted: 5 GCSE grades A*-C including Maths and English and/or two A-levels Grades A – C or two BTECs Grade Merit or above (in any subjects).

Along with this they are looking for someone who has good time keeping, communication skills and the ability to work under your own initiative, experience of Microsoft applications is desirable.


Benefits and culture

You will be entitled to 21 days holiday, and have the opportunity to join a supportive team where you will be able to learn and develop skills, whilst meeting new people. Working hours are 9am-5pm or 10am-6pm


How to apply

Click on the APPLY NOW button or call us on 0161 200 1673 quoting reference TAA331


This vacancy is only applicable for students in year 12 or year 13 who will be completing education in June 2017.


Further information

 This Apprenticeship will be delivered by The Apprentice Academy whose success rates are amongst the highest in Greater Manchester with over 90% completing their Apprenticeship. This compares to a national and regional average of 69%. More importantly, at the end of the programme, the vast majority of apprentices progress into permanent employment and higher education.

Please note, our programme is currently funded for school and college leavers. Unfortunately, we do not have funding for university graduates

Please note that due to the volume of applications, it may not be possible to reply to each applicant. We will contact successful applicants within five working days, however, if you do not receive a response within this time frame it is safe to say that your application is unsuccessful.