Apprentice Project Support Assistant

Recruiter
FINELINE CARPENTRY AND BUILDING LIMITED
Location
30G, Estover Close, Plymouth, PL6 7PL
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
06 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC001664275
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
February
Duration
Permanent
This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience and a professional, level 4 qualification within the construction industry.You will learn a range of skills and primarily be assisting the company directors and managers with the smooth running of daily construction site activities within the following disciplines: Commercial/Surveying, Material Procurement, Design/Technical, Health & Safety and General Record Keeping.

A good level of industry experience is essential to be successful in this role.

Daily duties for this role will include:
  • Assisting with compiling project costs, budgets and tenders
  • Looking at design information to understand project requirements
  • Ordering materials from various suppliers/builders' merchants
  • Taking stock of materials on site and stored at head office
  • Producing invoices
  • Providing updates via email/phone to clients, suppliers and team members
  • Filing documents/records in the correct locations
  • Helping to ensure safety documents are completed and safety standards are upheld


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of industry experience is essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good computer skills


Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude and desire to learn
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Professional, friendly, honest and a good team player
  • Genuine interest in the construction industry


Desired qualifications

We welcome applications from those who have a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, maths and combined science, and one or more of the following:
  • 48 UCAS tariff points (for September 2017 entry)
  • ABTEC Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • An Advanced Apprenticeship
  • An NVQ Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • Equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience

All level 3 qualifications should include appropriate elements of level 3 mathematics and science. Should the entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of HNC Construction, there is opportunity to progress to a Degree level qualification (part-time study) and a specialist employment role, for example: Quantity Surveyor, Estimator, Buyer, Project Manager, Design Manager orSafety Advisor.

Things to consider

You will be primarily office based, with the need to periodically visit construction sites.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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