You will have the chance to delve into a variety of tasks, supporting all departments as well as gaining a qualification. It is an ideal opportunity for someone eager to gain hands-on experience and develop skills in a range of business functions, whilst working alongside professionals who are committed to mentoring and fostering growth.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary would be confirmed at interview stage.

    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 to Thursday 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Friday 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. 1 hour lunch break each day

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Ø  Answer and address incoming phone calls.

Ø  Greet visitors and offer refreshments.

Ø  Prepare outgoing mail for pick-up or courier.

Ø  Data entry onto the Job Costing System

Ø     admin duties of other admin team members during absences including covering the reception desk.

Ø  Help develop efficiencies within the admin department 

Ø  Develop reports as requested

Ø  Assist with the documentation and preparation for internal and external audits

Ø  Assist with documenting company procedures

Ø  A flexible attitude to other tasks

Ø  Any other reasonable requests from other departments

The training you will be getting

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 level 3 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

As an apprentice within our Admin team, you will embark on a journey of growth and development that extends beyond the confines of administrative tasks.  Here, you will not only gain foundational skills in organisaiton, communication and problem solving but also have the unique chance to explore all aspects of the business.  Through mentorship, hands on experience and tailored learning opportunities, you’ll be empowered to broaden your skills and delve into different departments and roles.  Whether it is marketing, IT, operations, HR or Finance, our apprenticeship programme is desgined to nurture your talents, cultivate your interests and pave the way for a dynamic career within Central Group.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills


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

Things to consider

Ad hoc bonues are paid i.e. Chritmas/Summer etc.  Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme with Standard Life  Life Assurance  Celebration days/Christmas party  Christmas Shutdown  Private Medical (after successful 6-month probation period)  Mental Health First Aiders  Long Service Awards  Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay after 2 years within the role  25 days annual leave plus bank holidays  Employee Assistance Programme  My strength (EAP)  ToothFairy (Dental care help)

About the employer

With 40 years of expertise, Central Group leads the UK's commercial roofing and cladding sector. Our services span from surveys, repairs, maintenance, and installations, including broader building fabric work. We excel in diverse material installations for all building types. Serving both private sector giants like Cadbury, Whitbread, and M&S, and public sector entities like Local Authorities and EDF Nuclear Power, we maintain a strong presence. Operating under Central Roofing & Building Services Ltd and Central Roofing (South Wales) Ltd, we achieve an annual turnover of £37 million with a skilled workforce of over 160 professionals, dedicated to excellence.




Central Park Holmer Road



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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


Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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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