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Apprentice Construction Administrator

Welsh Government
Forster Tullett Construction Unit 3 Prince William Ave, Sandycroft Deeside CH5 2QZ
£13,000 per year
Closing date
19 Jun 2021

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Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


This is an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Construction Administrator to join a modern and rapidly growing construction company. We are a fast-paced multi discipline construction company, specialising in commercial and industrial refurbishment and new build. Our primary focus is developing an effective team and enjoyable work environment. The role is based at our offices in Sandycroft, Deeside.

About the role

You will be working closely with the Construction Administrator in the head office, providing general support and assisting with admin requests. Duties will include but not exhaustive:

Communicating with suppliers through email and telephone
Retrieving and collating quotes and lead times
Organising and ordering site deliveries (plant, materials)
Arranging skips and site facilities if/when required
Booking accommodation for employees and subcontractors
Ad hoc administrative support to the rest of the office
Chasing confirmation of delivery dates from suppliers

Additional information

Hours: 8:30-4:00 (4 days/week)
Salary: £13,000



Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
Strong administration skills, and computer literate
The ability to work well under pressure
Accuracy and attention to detail
The ability to prioritise your workload
The ideal individual will be enthusiastic and hard working with a willingness to learn


GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Coleg Cambria

Level 2 Business Administration

About the employer

Forster Tullett Construction Unit 3 Prince William Ave,

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



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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