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Administration Apprentice DERWENT SASH WINDOWS LIMITED

Derwent Sash Windows are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Showroom/Office apprentice to join their successful company specialising in supplying and installing high-quality windows and doors at their open plan office and showroom in West Bridgford, Nottingham.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £139.75

    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

    Tuesday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001766305

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be a highly organised individual with excellent customer service skills and able to contribute to the continued success of Derwent Sash Windows.

Within this small growing organisation, you will get involved in a wide variety of Office and Showroom Administration tasks within the company; providing ample opportunities for you to develop as the business grows.

The most important attributes for success in this role are a helpful, can do attitude, self-motivation, flexibility, keen attention to with a personal drive to succeed.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Accurately record customer requirements and produce quotations
  • Provide customer facing support to showroom visitors as and when required
  • Listening to and understand the customer requirements and demonstrating products clearly and succinctly (full training given)
  • Working with the Estimator processing quotations
  • Using Supplier software to generate accurate and comprehensive quotations
  • Involved in aftersales to accurately record data and deal with the customer to a satisfactory conclusion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Microsoft office proficient (including Excel and Word)
  • Customer service focused with good listening skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Very strong eye for detail and accuracy
  • Aptitude for numbers and process orientated
  • Smart, personable, confident with a professional manner

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Personable
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

A*-D/9-3 in maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Derwent Sash Windows is a highly reputable brand leader in the supply and installation of high quality windows and doors in period properties throughout the East Midlands.

A family run business employing fifteen staff, recently invested over ½ million pounds in a new showroom, office and storage facility. They are now looking to expand and build on their excellent reputation for service and quality.

Employer

DERWENT SASH WINDOWS LIMITED

Address

The Old Church Derbyshire

31 Nottingham Rd,

Ripley

Nottingham

DE5 3AS

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator-v1-0

  • Functional Skills level 1/2
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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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