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Business Administration Apprentice THOMAS CONNELLY LIMITED

Thomas Connelly Plumbing and Heating are a family run firm established in 1977. The company cover all aspects of plumbing and heating and are both Corgi and Gas Safe registered. The Consett based company are looking to recruit a hardworking and enthusiastic administration apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 16 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Managing phone calls and correspondence (emails, letters etc)
  • Arranging appointments with customers via telephone/email
  • Create/update records and spreadsheets on a daily basis
  • Manage engineer diaries and jobs
  • Liaising with contractors and providing updates on a daily basis
  • Conducting any minor tasks as requested by office staff
  • Schedule meetings and travel arrangements for senior members of the company
  • A range of administrative tasks including filing and preparing documents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as when part of a team
  • Work well under pressure and complete tasks within tight timescales

Personal qualities

  • Hard working individual with a positive can-do attitude towards their work

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of a C grade in English, maths and Science (or the equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Many other departments to branch into within the company i.e Accounts and HR

About the employer

We cover all aspects of plumbing and heating and are both Corgi and Gas Safe registered. We are based in Consett, County Durham but cover all of the North East of England.

We do a lot of contract work for local builders, estate agents, new home builders and housing associations as well as private work. Our firm takes great pride in its work and jobs are always carried out professionally and promptly in a clean and tidy manner.




Derwentside Business Centre View Po

Number One Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College Durham

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • New College Durham In-house training and mentoring support

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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