Apprentice Estimating Administrator BATHGATE FLOORING LIMITED

Complete a Business Admin Apprenticeship with us to prepare you to become an Administrator on the team. Learn how to promote the long-term prosperity of the Company by maintaining and improving the quality of the service provided. Enhance the Company’s image in the market place, liaise with colleagues and produce high quality, accurate quotations.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages will be discussed at the interview, however, will be above the apprenticeship minimum wage.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 8.30am- 5pm Friday: 08.30am – 2.30pm (Half an hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To operate the day-to-day administration of the Estimating Department
  • Maintain the filing systems and ensure that filing is kept up to date, including the archiving system
  • Logging new tender enquiries onto the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Liaise with customers regarding the status of quoted projects
  • Logging new orders
  • Completion of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires
  • Generate ops reports monthly when requested by the Sales and Estimating Director
  • Perform other duties within your capabilities as required
  • Learn to operate at all times within the quality standards and procedures defined by the Company
  • Working with colleagues to best support the estimating function.
  • Perform other duties within your capabilities from time to time as and when requested by the company

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Hereford (HR4 9SX)

You will receive a training plan that is specific to your qualification, with sessions that are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and remote. 

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

It is hoped that the Apprentice will complete their apprenticeship and become an Administrator on the team. There is potential for the applicant to become an Estimator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C or 4 above) Essential

Things to consider

Free parking on site. On Bus route

About the employer

Bathgate Flooring are the largest independent manufacturer of Raised Access Flooring Panels in the UK and have been trading since 2004.




Thorn Business Park, Rotherwas.


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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


Lisa Wilkinson


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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