Learning & Development Apprentice Wates Construction Ltd

We have a new opportunity for an Apprentice to join the Learning & Development team, based in our offices opposite Leatherhead Railway Station. This is an excellent chance for a new entrant to join a busy team and receive some excellent training that will prepare you for your future career in HR or Training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9am - 5:30pm Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main responsibilities of the role will be to;

  • Ensure a professional, accurate and customer focused service is provided in the delivery of learning and development to support business needs.
  • Provide appropriate administration on a weekly basis for upcoming courses including registers, feedback forms, lunch bookings and room set up.
  • Support the Learning &Development team with administration and coordination for Learning & Development projects.
  • Maintain accurate records for all workshop attendance or non-attendance on the appropriate systems.
  • Support the team with the preparation and organisation of events such as training courses, workshops and assessment centres.

We are looking for a confident communicator with a passion for growing your career in HR/ Learning & Development. Some administration experience would be an advantage but not essential along with the ability to juggle multiple tasks. Alongside this you will be competent in Microsoft Office and have GCSEs, A-C in Maths and English or equivalent.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous administration experience
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to juggle competing priorities
  • Strong in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Good customer service and interpersonal skills

Qualifications required

GCSEs in Math and English at a C or above grade is desirable 

Future prospects

Possible full time position after completion of the Apprenticeship

About the employer

One of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Wates employs over 4,000 people and works with more than 10,000 supply-chain operatives and partners to successfully deliver our projects throughout the UK. We are committed to the long-term future of the built environment. Our award-winning corporate social responsibility and sustainability programmes underpin our vision to become the most trusted partner in the built environment, leaving a positive legacy for the communities in which we work and live. Now in our fourth generation of family ownership, Wates’ professional family shareholders are committed to the future of the business, growing the Wates Group in a sustainable way over the long term, with a view to handing over to the next generation.


Wates Construction Ltd


Wates House

Station Approach


KT22 7SW

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Training provider

Business and Administration Apprenticeship Level 3

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hawk Training Group


Natalie Henderson 02088910992

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Sep 2017