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Office clerk

Welsh Government
Dyfed Stores Roy Thomas Farm Supplies Llanybydder Carmarthenshire SA40 9UE
National minimum wage
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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About the apprenticeship


• Various administrative and clerical tasks to support the office.
• Answer phone calls and relay messages to colleagues.
• Respond to enquiries made by customers about products and services in a timely and friendly manner.
• Check and send emails.
• Use office appliances such as photocopier and printers and computers for word processing etc.
• Maintain files and records so they remain updated and easily accessible.
• Sort and distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail.
• Undertake basic bookkeeping tasks and issue invoices etc.

Additional information

Roy Thomas (Farm Supplies) Ltd. is a small, family run retail and wholesale business specialising in the sale of animal health products and farm supplies.



Welsh speaking
Able to work well with others and show great attention to detail.
Good communication and customer service skills.
Very good organisational and multi-tasking abilities.
Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills
Must be reliable and hardworking with the desire to learn.


GCSE (A-C Maths and English)


Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Cambrian Training Company Ltd

Level 2 apprenticeship in Business and Administration

About the employer

Dyfed Stores
Roy Thomas Farm Supplies
SA40 9UE

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Closing date: 31/08/22 Interview arrangements to be confirmed


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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