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Groundworks Direct Limited are looking to take on a Office Apprentice to work within their team and take on day to day duties as required. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 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, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Their duties would include but are not limited too:

  • Checking and actioning of emails
  • Checking and processing of invoices onto Sage 50
  • Scanning of documents into the network
  • Answering telephone

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer – word, excel and outlook 
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Team Ethic
  • Confident
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths

Future prospects

  • Progression routes

Things to consider

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Established in 2010, Groundworks Direct Ltd. is a family run company with a workforce of nearly 100-strong operatives – focusing on family values established by the Dixon family. We have rapidly become an established name in the North East of England, when it comes to the construction services that we offer.

We offer a highly comprehensive range of construction services including road works, plot works, earthworks, construction, groundworks, excavation and water services – as well as a modern and well-equipped inventory of plant and machinery ready to be put to work on the next job in hand.

Since our establishment, we’ve maintained an excellent track record, getting outstanding referrals and repeat business from our clients over the years – thanks to the family values we have upheld, as well as the hard work and dedication of our near-100 workforce.

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College Durham

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training and mentoring support

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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