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Estimator apprentice ILAM STONE LTD

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as a estimator apprentice at our manufacturing facility in Alfreton. The right candidate will be eager to develop their skills and knowledge in an office environment. In return we can offer long-term career progression, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon to Fri 8.30am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On a day-to-day basis the successful applicant will be working within the office side of the business and will be undertaking the following duties:

- Handling customer enquiries via telephone, fax, email and face to face meetings
- Providing product pricing information and quotations according to customer requirements
- Providing sales administration support to the external field sales team
- Following up quotations and processing orders accordingly

Within this role you will be producing accurate take offs of stone/precast quantities required for a job. You will analyse proposals, specifications, drawings, samples and related documents, identify material requirements and prepare appropriate quotations and/or priced bills of quantities. At post tender stage you will respond to further technical and commercial queries regarding tenders and quotations.

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time job with the employer.
  • Progression in the role to be a lead estimator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

The level of craftsmanship employed at Ilam Stone ensures that each cast stone product manufactured has an authentic appearance and the manufacturing processes utilised create a product with the weathering characteristics, durability and structural integrity of natural stone. We pride ourselves on our ability to deal with all types of clientele, from those requiring a few components (to complete an extension to an existing property) to those wishing to incorporate many different products on a large scale new build.







DE55 7RQ

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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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