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Business Administration Apprenticeship RYJOCK FLOORING LIMITED

This is an office-based position where the ideal candidate will be given full training enabling them to expertly and efficiently quantify, plan and provide flooring quotations using our in-house IT system. You’ll be working under the supervision of our Senior Surveyor.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    6-12 months - £7.50p/h 12-24 months - £8.50p/h After 24 months - £11.50p/h (with the option of working 40 hours per week, which would equate to £24k salary).

  • Working week

    35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 15:30. Free onsite parking.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a reliable individual with an excellent attention to detail and a commitment to completing all their work to the highest standard.

The ideal candidate needs to be friendly, hardworking and have a can-do approach to the range of tasks they are faced with. A real willingness to learn and confidence to communicate.

Your duties/responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Gaining knowledge to be able to plan and price efficiently from measurements or drawings
  • To learn how to work on tenders for potential customers
  • To develop knowledge of flooring products and services
  • To learn to produce accurate quotations
  • Minimising waste on all installations
  • To provide an excellent service both internally and externally
  • With assistance, re-plan / re-price where necessary
  • To learn how to ensure that best value is obtained in all areas, making savings wherever possible – using alternative products/methods
  • Chasing up potential work or past quotations
  • Obtaining feedback from failed tender applications to help improve chances on future submissions
  • On occasion, visiting sites (with supervision) to gain a better understanding of works
  • To answer phone calls and participate in other office administration duties – your own email address will be provided

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

Level 3 Business Administrator standard:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of a Business Administration
  • Functional Skills - ICT at Level 2

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on your performance and contributions, your wage could be increased to represent a full-time working Estimator. Salary will be reviewed annually from this point forth.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4 grades) Essential

About the employer

Ryjock was founded by its managing director in 2004 to utilise over forty years of trade knowledge and become the established business we find today. Based in Sheffield, the majority of our work is undertaken in and around Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and The Midlands. We consider ourselves a team of passionate personnel who strive to offer our clients a first-class service. Over the years Ryjock has gained a strong reputation for quality workmanship and meeting project criteria with minimal hassle. This combination is the driving force behind Ryjock where we pride ourselves on offering a friendly, professional, reliable and honest service. We firmly believe in building long lasting relationships with our clients and providing an efficient service, time and time again.






S13 9LU

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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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