Business Commercial Apprentice ADS WINDOWS AND DOORS LTD

ADS are looking for an apprentice who would be able to assist us with all our office duties. This role includes answering the telephone, booking appointments, adding data entry onto our CSM, occasionally dealing with customers face to face, taking quotes/orders & providing general administrative support for the company.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    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

    The working hours will be Monday to Thursday, 9am - 5pm and Fridays, 9am - 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The job role will include;

  • Keeping the office showroom in a presentable state at all times,
  • answering and making calls on behalf of the business
  • Booking appointments
  • Typing quotes and orders
  • Providing general administrative support for the company

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will achieve a Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship Standard at the end of the course. 

If need they will also achieve Functional Skills in maths and English either Level 1 or 2. 

The training will be with Skills Group based at our Plympton office and will be held once a month for the first 6 months of the course, with the option of support session alongside the main sessions. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

If you are the right candidate there is potential to build a career path with ADS within different departments. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Time Keeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+) Desired

About the employer

ADS has been successfully trading for 11yrs in Ivybridge. Run by director, Max, ADS supply and install PVC windows and doors to domestic and commercial clients. ADS have expanded to providing guttering, cladding, fascias and more, offering a full home improvement service. Being very successful in their progress to date, there are also plans on the horizon for an online parts outlet expanding the business coverage further.







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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

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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