Business Administration Apprentice Buildbase Ltd

A Business Administration role with a difference. Buildbase Ltd supports and develops their staff, enabling them to climb the career ladder. This is perfect for individuals that wish to experience a great learning environment and genuine career opportunities. Looking for a good apprenticeship wage that lead to qualifications – here it is!

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

An apprenticeship with us gives you lots of different things: a brilliant learning experience in a fast paced customer environment, genuine career opportunities and £5 an hour!

We want Buildbase to be a great place to work, where every customer receives brilliant service, and as an apprentice with us you will play an essential part in that.

You will learn all about what happens in all areas of your team, including:

  • Analysing data
  • Business administration
  • Team work
  • Customer service
  • Stock management
  • Technical skills including product knowledge

You don’t need to have any previous experience because we’ll help you learn everything you need to know.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Our Winning Ways:

  • Be the best at what you do and understand your customer.

Don’t Walk Past a Problem:

  • Make it a safe place to be.
  • Ask for help if you need it.
  • Take action to get things sorted.

Find a Better Way

  • Think differently and share new ideas.
  • Make smart choices.

Build Trust:

  • Listen with an open mind.
  • Respect everyone.
  • Keep your word.

Team up and Beat the Competition:

  • Help others to be successful.
  • Celebrate achievements.
  • Work as one Grafton Team.

Be our Customer Favourite:

  • Go the extra mile.
  • Be attentive.
  • Make them feel valued.

Personal qualities

  • Diligent and well organised
  • Good communicator
  • To able to work in a team
  • A can-do attitude
  • To want to learn
  • To be flexible

Qualifications required

All applicants should have completed A-Levels and have excellent grades in Maths and English (A's/B's) due to the challenging, rewarding and excellent progression opportunities available upon completion.

Future prospects

You will gain a permanent contract from day one, and have genuine career and development opportunities that could take you to level 5 and beyond

About the employer

Welcome to Grafton Merchanting GB, an organisation formed in April 2008 to integrate Grafton Group’s GB merchanting businesses within a single structure. Grafton Merchanting GB is a major player in the builders and plumbers merchants industry because it brings together the majority of Grafton Group’s merchant subsidiaries in Great Britain. In total we trade from nearly 500 locations, employ approximately 4,500 staff and have a turnover in excess of £1bn. Our businesses or ‘brands’ are leading merchants and specialists in their own fields. These well-known brands are Buildbase, Civils & Lintels, Corgi Direct, Hendricks Lovell, Hirebase, Jacksons Building Centres, L&G Forest Products, PDM, Plumbase, Nationwide Drylining & Insulation, Secon, Electricbase and Sparesbase.


Buildbase Ltd


Simpson Road


Milton Keynes


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Training provider

The successful candidate will be given full on the job training alongside undertaking a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship programme delivered through Interserve Learning & Employment

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Kelly Chambers

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017