Business Administration Apprenticeship WEDGE-WOOD CONSTN & JOINERY UK & INTERNATIONAL LTD

Great opportunity for an apprentice to work within an established construction and joinery company as an office administrator. While working towards a level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship standard, you will gain experience in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the office.

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 – Friday between 9am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Dealing with customer queries and complaints
  • Managing emails and incoming calls
  • Processing quotations and invoices
  • General administrative duties in line with the role

The training you will be getting

  • Business administrator level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Weekly off the job training
  • Bi-weekly online learning session
  • Functional skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a potential full time position to be offered to the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Reliable, Good Time Keeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Wedge-Wood is a main contractor to the retail licensing trade, i.e. pubs, clubs, restaurants and hotels; Refurbishing, re-building and extending premises. We manage the entire refurbishment job, including all sub-contractors. In-house capabilities include: Purpose made joinery for contracts, i.e. counters, back fitting, screens, wine cabinets, dumb waiters, staircases and windows. Manufacture of anything made from timber and sheet material, including specialist decorative finishes to these products. New build work. Complete refurbishments. ‘Sparkle’ jobs – these are more superficial refurbishments that can be done every two to three years. These are usually fast-track jobs and take roughly seven to ten days.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Grace Foster

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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