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Business Administration Apprentice DUTTON CONSTRUCTION LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to work for The Dutton Group, specifically Dutton FM undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a small hardworking and friendly team. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Bonus which is performance dependent

    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 – 8:30am - 5:30pm Tuesday – 8:30am - 5:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am - 5:00pm Thursday – 8:30am - 5:00pm Friday – 8:30am - 4:30pm You will be required to work alternate Saturdays from 10am till 2pm. Flexible Working Policy in Place.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116901

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter

• To undertake filing, faxing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.

• Support to members of the Management Team

• Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.

• Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries

• Responsible for co-ordinating the post

• Providing refreshments for visitors when required

• Inputting data onto internal systems with a high level of accuracy

• Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate

• Assisting all members of the team as and when required

• Dealing with requests for information

• Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed, and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

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

Velocity apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, they will provide the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace and to expand future career prospects.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their programme.

 

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Business Administration, with training in how to:

·        Use multiple IT packages and systems in order to write letters/emails, perform financial processes and analyse data.

·        Produce accurate records and documents including emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals.

·        Exercise proactivity and good judgement, in order to make effective decisions based on sound reasoning.

·        Plan and organise a variety of different tasks in order to manage the expectations of colleagues at all levels.

·        Manage projects, including the use of tools to scope, plan, monitor and report.

 

For a full list of programme modules visit: velocity-pt.co.uk

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship. There will be opportunity to study further and this will be expected of successful candidates. There will be chance to study a broad range of further qualification to degree level and beyond in areas such as management, surveying, marketing.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs (including English & Maths) (Grade GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

The Dutton Group offers as part of its portfolio a facilities management (FM) solution. FM is a fast-paced and rapidly growing area of UK business. Dutton FM provides versatile and quality facilities management services which enhances our client's operational delivery and provides value for money. The FM services we offer are extensive; electrical, plumbing & heating, cleaning, roofing, decorating, construction and refurbishment. At Dutton FM we aim to provide a tailored, bespoke facilities management service, which is specifically suited to the needs of our individual clients. We build close relationships with all of our clients, developing an intense knowledge of their business which allows us to provide the exact facilities management solution they require. We are committed to sustainability and believe that all aspects of facilities management have the scope for sustainability practices. All of our employees are trained to be as sustainable as possible in their areas of the business and we see being sustainable as a team effort. 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 primary role of the business admin professional is to lead, control and organise the activities of a business. Other responsibilities include closing deals for the business, recruiting staff and services, and dealing with public relations and after-sales care. The business administrator also needs to be familiar with the competitors of the organisation who they work for and know how to increase the company’s sales. Key skills in this role are the ability to create and enhance new and existing products and motivational skills with regards to encouraging existing staff and external clients. They will also have to troubleshoot and have a solution-based approach to financial issues.

Employer

DUTTON CONSTRUCTION LTD

Address

Dutton FM

Turnberry Park Rd

Morley

LS27 7LE

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Training

Training provider

VELOCITY 1ST LIMITED

Contact

Tom Crossland

thomas.crossland@velocity-pt.co.uk

07887340679

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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