Business Administrator and Estimator Apprentice DAVID BAILEY FURNITURE SYSTEMS LTD

An excellent opportunity to join David Bailey Furniture Systems. A Leading Supplier of furniture for the healthcare market. Your role will be very diverse, gaining a range of valuable business office skills whilst specialising in estimating.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, between 9am-5pm. Exact shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working closely with the Office Manager at the busy office in Broadstairs, your duties will include: 

  • Answering the telephone to new and existing clients
  • Entering data onto the Management system and logging calls
  • Uploading purchase orders / estimates
  • Log jobs and maintaining a diary for each of the Carpenters And Joiners
  • Your role will progress within your apprenticeship, assisting with on site visits with the Contracts Manager, understanding the quotes and how the jobs take place, developing your role as an estimator
  • Accurate administrative skills and I.T. literate with confidence in Microsoft packages

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

  • After completion, you will gain your Business Administrator Level 3 Standard Apprenticeship Qualification and Functional Skills English and Maths if required
  • EKC Group
  • Online Workshops once a month

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C/Level 2 Functional Skills) Essential

About the employer

David Bailey Furniture has been established for more than 40 years and is now one of the leading suppliers of specialist furniture products for the healthcare market. We are reputed to be the fasted growing manufacturer of our kind, Our skilled and dedicated staff based in Broadstairs, Kent, are supported by an experienced team of fitters, strategically placed throughout the UK to ensure a seamless, high-quality service from start to finish.




Lysander Close

Pysons Road unit 12


CT10 2YJ

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Training provider



Blue Vinall

01227 811315

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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