Accounts Support Apprentice Gilpin

Looking for an exciting opportunity within a very different orgaisation. Looking to get your career started with a bang! This is the apprenticeship for you.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon- Fri 9-5 37 hours

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Sage Line 50, Sage Payroll, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and databases & data entry
  • Account reconciliation
  • Preparation of material for budgets and forecasts
  • Payment of clients and contractors
  • Invoicing and statements
  • General administration support to the accounts department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some experience in accounting an advantage
  • Currently studying AAT Level 2/3
  • Strong IT Skills & a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ambitious and willing to learn and grow with the help of a mentor


Personal qualities

  • Proactive and forward-thinking nature
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team


Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English at grades A-C or 4-9

Future prospects

There is the potential for progression for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The location needs to be taken into account when applying for this role. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Gilpin Demolition is a leading demolition, environmental and waste contractor who is currently experiencing an increase in projects across the South West.




Whitecleave Quarry

Plymouth Road


TQ11 0DQ

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Accounts Assistant Standard - Level 2/3 AAT
  • Functional Skills English and Maths where applicable
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal learning and Thinking Styles

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College


Charlotte Wylie

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017