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Apprentice Administrator Fletcher Homes (Shropshire) Limited

Fletcher Homes have a wonderful opportunity for an apprentice to join their administration team based in Shrewsbury. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a growing business as well as working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8.45am - 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting role for someone looking to develop their administration skills, whilst​​​​​​ gaining general office experience with a well-established family business.

Duties and responsibilities will primarily be to provide administration support to the team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Opening and distributing post
  • Printing invoices & statements & filing
  • Filing and distributing paperwork from our sites
  • Filing orders
  • Help answering the phone
  • Sending remittance and CIS statements out via email
  • Keep the kitchen tidy
  • Photocopying, binding, laminating, shredding
  • Keeping the photocopier stocked with paper and replacing the ink
  • Filing timesheets
  • Data inputting
  • Help where possible all members of staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to work with initiative, but listen to guidance
  • Good standard of English, written and verbal
  • Strong communication skills and common sense
  • A good general level of IT skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel (Microsoft Office)
  • The successful candidate should possess good IT and typing skills 

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm for the role and a positive outlook
  • Trustworthy, polite, truthful and helpful
  • Able to concentrate
  • Presentable

Desired qualifications

  • Good IT Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel

Future prospects

  • The potential for a full-time role for the right candidate

Things to consider

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About the employer

Fletcher Homes is a growing family owned business based in Shrewsbury, which builds housing developments in Shropshire and Leicestershire. The company builds approximately 30-40 homes per year, but are looking to increase that number to 100 over the coming years and build the right team to support this growth.


Fletcher Homes (Shropshire) Limited



Mount Pleasant Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by County Training


County Training 0345 678 9023

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprentices will gain experience in managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours – Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests
  • End point assessment - The End Point Assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests as well as a professional dialogue and interview

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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