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Apprentice Administration Assistant

QA Apprenticeships
PA1 2FB, Paisley
£10,000 - £14,000 per annum.
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Employer description:
City Gate Construction (CGC) is establishing itself as an industry leader. Founded in 2003, they are a privately-owned Construction, Refurbishment and Maintenance main contractor with offices in Scotland and England. 

This fantastic opportunity is to join the Administration Team at the Paisley headquarters. 

What will I be doing? 

  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks, including data entry, filing, and photocopying using the City Gate HR system. 
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, including sorting, distributing, and preparing outgoing mail using Outlook.
  • Assist with general office duties, including ordering and maintaining office supplies, scheduling meetings and appointments, and maintaining filing systems.
  • Maintaining accurate records and databases, ensuring that information is up to date and easily accessible.
  • Provide support to other team members as required.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and assist with directing queries to the appropriate person or department.

Who am I? 

  • A positive and proactive attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • Great organisational and time-management skills.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Can work with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A positive and proactive attitude with a willingness to learn.

Working week: 
Monday - Thursday will be from 8am - 5pm.      
And Friday will be from 8am - 4pm. 

  • 40hrs per week.

£10,000 - £14,000 per annum.

Company benefits:
They're willing to offer the right candidate weekly pay, 28 days paid holiday.

Staff package includes:

  • Vouchers on your birthday
  • Early finish Friday with added extras when full time with CGC 

There is an opportunity to progress to a full time role within the business upon successful completion of the apprenticeship - accompanied by a salary review.

Important Information:
“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.” 
For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website.

Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


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Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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