Pyramid Architectural Design are looking for a dedicated apprentice to join there team- successful candidate will work towards a level 3 business administration apprenticeship

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Closing date: 03 Aug 2024

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 to Friday- times to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The apprentice will use multiple IT packages relevant to Pyramid Architectural Design to write letters, emails, create proposals, and perform financial processes. This includes finance packages used for invoicing customers.
  • The apprentice will record and analyse data, update and review databases, as required.
  • The apprentice will produce accurate records and documents including emails, letters, reports and drafting correspondence.
  • The apprentice will write reports for the organisation, maintaining records and files and must handle confidential information in accordance with our organisation policies.
  • The apprentice must exercise proactivity and good judgement. They will make effective decisions based on sound reasoning and should be able to deal with challenges in a mature way.
  • The apprentice will seek advice off more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • The apprentice will develop working relationships with both internal staff and external customers as part of this role.
  • The apprentice will demonstrate the ability to influence and challenge appropriately and will deal with customer feedback, both positive and negative. They will apply problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and will be a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • The apprentice will develop good communication skills, both face-to-face, on the telephone, or in writing.
  • The apprentice will be required to identify the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively and will gain confidence throughout the apprenticeship with their communications, seeking appropriate approval and developing appropriate responsibility.
  • The apprentice will understand and apply social media solutions appropriately, liaising with the Social Media team. They will have the ability to answer questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • The apprentice will complete all tasks to a high standard and will demonstrate the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks; applying themselves to continuously improve their work.
  • The apprentice will gain in confidence to make suggestions for improvements.
  • The apprentice will organise meetings and events, taking minutes during meetings and creating action logs as appropriate. They will be responsible for logistics and will make (& book) travel arrangements and accommodation for the business.
  • The apprentice will be responsible for project management & will apply project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and reports to ensure the project is successfully delivered.
  • The apprentice will look at improvements within the business and will be responsible for the project and for coaching others within the business, motivating and sharing best practice. This is to develop others knowledge and skills, whist checking, reviewing and taking responsibility for team performance.
  • The apprentice will understand & administer the companies billing and will process invoices and purchase orders. They will produce accurate records of documents for payments.

The training you will be getting

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College
  • Working towards Level 3 Business Administration Standard qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Pyramid Architectural Design offer excellent employment prospects for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

We provide a complete architectural consultancy service for residential, conservation, community and commercial projects throughout the North East of England and surrounding areas. Pyramid Architectural Designs LTD has a portfolio of remarkable bespoke designs. Our supportive team will work with you from the initial design through to the execution and interior design, until you see your dream home become a reality.




Y2k House, 1 Millennium Court

Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley Business Park, Stokesley



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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


Nicole James


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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