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Business Administration Apprentice PGL Construction Training

A wonderful opportunity has arisen to become a Business Administration Apprentice for PGL Training, which is based in Exeter. This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of an Administrative role.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 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 8:30am -5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Prepare letters and documents
  • Answer the telephone politely and efficiently
  • Input data into PGL databases
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Provide cover for the reception area which will involve greeting persons entering the organisation
  • Keeping the office tidy
  • Organise and evaluate responses to learner course evaluations and produce reports in Excel and Word
  • Helping to prepare for exams/ Invigilating
  • Setting up rooms for courses and exams
  • Providing Administration support to teaching staff
  • To deal with internal and external emails on a day-to-day basis
  • To maintain filing systems
  • Take minutes at meetings
  • Follows all company policies and procedures
  • Any other Administration duties seen fit by your supervisor

As you progress through your Apprenticeship, you will have the chance to gain new duties in different departments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good level of Customer Service Skills
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good team player
  • Good ICT Skills
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel software

Personal qualities

  • Willingness and eager to learn
  • Professional
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Work well under pressure
  • Flexible
  • Career minded
  • Bubbly/ outgoing personality

Desired qualifications

Good standard of education, preferably with GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and mathematics (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Enhanced employability and possible progression once qualified if business allows.

Things to consider

The job will be based at our training Centre on the outskirts of Exeter near Clyst St Mary. Public transport is limited so please check before applying that you will be able to travel to work.

About the employer

PGL is an equal opportunities employer, providing quality training in a variety of vocational Areas. This includes Plumbing, Electrical, Construction trades, Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty as well as Business Administration and Customer Service. Our client base is spread throughout the South West and we deliver to a variety of candidates, both on a funded and commercial basis.


PGL Construction Training


Clyst Works

Clyst Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Alberto Pitocco

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in maths

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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