Business and Administration Apprentice MARTIN & GERARD ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LTD

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed apprentice to join a successful electrical contracting business. The role includes providing excellent administrative support to the business management team. We will support you as you develop your business administration skills and offer excellent opportunities for future development.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Will consider 30 hours, pro rata salary

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 16.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Answer the telephones, take messages, and deal with client enquiries
  • Diary management and coordination of client defects
  • Input information into a bespoke defects database programme and update as required
  • Handle customer service queries in a professional and proactive manner
  • Support the preparation of education materials for the team of operational electricians
  • Support HR procedures
  • Coordinate small works invoicing
  • Use and maintain office equipment
  • Filing and general office duties
  • Maintain stock and order office supplies

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprenticeship training will follow a work-based learning model, in which you will be based in the workplace full-time
  • Monthly visits and progress reviews with your work-based assessor will be used to guide and support you through your apprenticeship off the job learning and preparation for end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion, you may wish to pursue an area of business interest such as Human Resource Management, Customer Care, Health and Safety or Business Management.
  • Future career opportunities will be based on the company's needs and link with the learning components of a Business Administrator Apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Willingness To Learn, Can do attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The role is office based in Harrogate. We are a small administrative team that work closely together. Team work and having a 'can do' attitude are essential to the role. We are keen to invest in the right person for the long term.

About the employer

Martin & Gerard (Electrical Contractors) Ltd. was established in Harrogate in 1983 and offers the construction and related industries over 30 years expertise in electrical contracting. Since formation, our company has grown from strength to strength, providing a fully comprehensive, competitively priced service. We value our clients and are committed to quality craftsmanship, value and customer care. Our company is very much ‘team-oriented’, with both office and site-based staff dedicated to providing first-class service. We take pride in offering quality workmanship and service to all our clients and endeavor to complete projects on time, to specification and within budget. Health & safety is of paramount importance to us and, to this end, we employ Wirehouse as Health & Safety Consultants, who constantly keep us up-dated on the latest regulations. Our safety record is excellent and we instill in all our employees the need for constant vigilance with regard to health and safety.









Leona Beecroft


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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