Construction Interiors Business Administration Apprentice PACY & WHEATLEY LTD

Pacy & Wheatley Group is a multi-million pound turnover business, recognised as a growth leader within the construction industry and celebrating over 50 years of success. To support business growth, we are looking for an Administration Apprentice to join our Interiors Division. An ideal entry point for progression in the construction sector.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentice rate of £6.40 per hour with an increase to NMW rate for aged 18 and over on completion of the first year.

    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 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Providing general administration support to the team
  • Answering the phone, receiving visitors etc.
  • Booking of hotel accommodation and travel arrangements
  • Co-ordination of and booking meetings
  • Maintaining organised files and records of business activity
  • Assisting the Head of Department, Quantity Surveyor and Estimator

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be at Doncaster College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer
  • Day release  
  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship standard
  • You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or maths if needed 
  • You will undertake both on and off the job training by a team of industry-qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate. The role is the ideal entry point to Administration and serves as a pathway to progress within the business as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor or Trainee Estimator
  • You will also develop skills required to work in an office setting, working in a supportive environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Pacy & Wheatley Construction was founded in the 60s with simple values that would engender repeat business. Today, Pacy & Wheatley is still a family-owned and managed business with real personal interests in continuing to provide exceptional construction projects to their clients, old and new. Several new customers, such as Costa Coffee and KFC, have joined our list of very valued clients; we look forward to more projects in the future. Today, Anthony Wheatley, Group Managing Director, holds the reigns, continuing to provide personal service with an exceptional level of corporate ability. To continue our success, we are committed to bringing new talent on board and investing time and resources into developing our people, and apprentices have had an amazing impact across our business and bring a fresh perspective to everything we do here at Pacy & Wheatley.








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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


Jamie Herrington

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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