Classic Builders

£140.00 per weeek


Business Administration Apprentice
Published: Oct 19, 2017
Ref: CB249RB

This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join Classic Builders in Plymouth working as a Business Administration Assistant.

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful candidate will be working as part of a team providing reception, centralised administrative/clerical support to the Directors, Contracts Managers, Estimators, Office Manager and Accounts Department as required. Your primary duties and responsibilities will include assisting with providing professional reception service to clients and visitors, receiving and transferring incoming calls , accepting and recording enquiries accurately and relaying the information to the appropriate person/department. You will be sorting and distributing incoming/outgoing post and assist with photocopying and distribution of information as required.

You will in charge of entering and updating projects and client details on a computerised system and updating project job list including Site Manager / Contract Manager’s details. You must provide office / administrative support to all departments as and when required and order and maintain stationary and office supplies.

Working Hours: You are required to work 40 hours per week hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Wages: £140.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate 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 or call us on 01752 332452.

Classic Builders (SW) Ltd is a growing construction company, building our reputation for high quality delivery across a broad spectrum of project sectors and types.
Originally formed in 2003 by Fred Bennetton, the company continues to expand under joint direction with Adam Brimacombe and a highly experienced senior management team.
As a private company and with over 60 qualified personnel, we can offer an unrivalled flexibility to meet even the most challenging of construction programmes.
Based in Plymouth, Exeter & Cornwall, we offer our services across the peninsula, whether large or small projects, new build or renovation, maintenance or alteration, always to the same high standards.
Our business is customer focused and with many repeat clients, we are committed to delivering safe and environmentally conscious buildings on time and within budget. Every project is important when your success is built on reputation.

Through having completed the level 2 qualification in business administration, you will then have the opportunity to progress onto the advanced level 3 apprenticeship.

Skills Required

You will need to be able to work efficiently and work well on your own and in a team with initiative. You must be able to follow instructions, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines in a pressurised environment.

Personal Qualities

You will need excellent communication skills and be able to communicate clearly with customers, visitors and staff face-to-face and over the telephone.

Prior Qualifications

Qualifications required for this role, include GCSE grades A-C in Maths and English or equivalent.

The Apprenticeship in Business Administration consists of:
◾Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English
◾Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
◾Health and Safety Certificate
◾Emergency First Aid

All 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. Your duties will vary from day to day, and throughout your on-site learning process you will work closely with experienced members of staff.

You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will help you and monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

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Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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