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Business Administration & Sales Apprentice Matthew Kenshole

Westcott Sand & Aggregates Ltd is a family run business providing sand and aggregates to both trade and public across Devon and Somerset.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    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-Saturday with one day off during the week. Flexibility on chosen weekday off. 9am-5pm with a one hour unpaid lunch break, Saturday 7am-12pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Provide a high standard of customer service both over the phone and in person by answering calls in a timely manner, processing customers order, processing invoices and taking details of customer orders and queries
  • Assisting with Finance Administration including raising invoices, filing and assisting with end of month processes
  • Assisting with stock take and in time assisting with stock ordering, stock rotation and stock management
  • Assisting with new client meeting preparation and researching of potential clients
  • Any other sales and administration tasks required by management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced working environment
  • Good standard of education in both maths and English
  • Excellent standard of time-keeping, organisation and reliability
  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Knowledge of social media platform algorithms would be beneficial but not essential
  • Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently

Personal qualities

  • Conducting telephone calls, getting relevant information and taking notes
  • Understanding all aspects of Jupix, IRE, Word and Email
  • Working with colleagues as a Squad, making sure notes are always present on the system
  • Time managing outstanding tasks and being able to organise the diary effectively without supervision
  • Negotiation with clients

Desired qualifications

Outgoing and bubbly personality with a hunger to learn and progress.

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity for full time employment.

Things to consider

How will you get to work each day?

About the employer

Westcott Plastering are an experienced and fully qualified plastering company providing all aspects of residential and commercial rendering and plastering services across Exeter, Taunton, Somerset and Devon. Their team are also fully qualified and trained to undertake lime plastering, lime rendering and listed building repairs.


Matthew Kenshole


Langlands Business Park Langlands U


EX15 3DA

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Training provider


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


Sophia Bos 01392537560

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 3 Certificate in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required 
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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