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Apprentice Business Administrator DUTTON CONSTRUCTION LTD

Are you looking for an exciting apprenticeship where no day is the same? At White Space Lettings we aim to provide a tailored, bespoke facilities management service, which is specifically suited to the needs of our individual clients. You will gain a Business Administration Level 3 qualification through Babington.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonus scheme monthly and accelerated pay scheme 1 pound pay rise per hour after 12 weeks and another 1 pound after 32 weeks and 2 x discretionary 1 pound pay rises over the course of the first 12 months.

    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

    8:30 – 5:30am Mon/Tues 8:30 – 5:00 Wed/Thurs Friday 8:30 – 4:30 Alternate Saturdays 4 hours flexible working.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working in a Facilities management environment as a career choice offers many opportunities and an interesting and diverse working life where no two days are ever the same. It is challenging, interesting and has a vital importance to the functionality of many businesses.

The role will include various property management duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship.

The role will include some of the following areas:

  • Administering minor works
  • Administering routine maintenance contractsAdministering various H&S reports across the portfolio
  • Obtaining quotations from contractors and quotes for clients
  • Instructing and liaising with contractors
  • Actioning works and reporting on the findings of reactive and planned maintenance
  • Attending meetings as required
  • Handling insurance claims
  • Answering the phone with strong customer service
  • Deal with property owners, lettings managers and tenants’ queries verbally and in written form
  • Updating the company knowledge-based systems
  • Preparing quotes

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role. All apprentices are required to complete and evidence 20% of the job learning whilst on their apprenticeship. The 20% will be conducted online, within your office, one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

At White Space Lettings we aim to provide a tailored, bespoke facilities management service, which is specifically suited to the needs of our individual clients. Employees are trained to be as sustainable as possible in their areas of the business. You will have the opportunity to gain Business Administration Level 3 Standard through Babington whilst gaining hands on experience within the work place.




3 The Boulevard

City West Office Park, Gelderd Road


LS12 6LN

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Training provider



Georgina Templeton

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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