Apprentice Administrator – Wight Building Materials


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Full Time
£15,000 per Annum

Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as an Apprentice Administrator for Wight Building Materials.

Based at St Georges Down, Wight Building Materials is a joint venture company owned by Aggregate Industries and Eurovia.  They have been producing construction materials since the 1930s and is now the largest producer of construction materials on the Island.

As an apprentice administrator you will deliver administrative support to the operational management team.  Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will ensure that all aspects of the management systems are efficiently and effectively organised and maintained.

Tasks and responsibilities will include:

?        Administration support to the site management team as required.

?        Administration support to all site departments as required.

?        Administer work orders for our planned preventative maintenance system.

?        Administer all other onsite maintenance systems as required.

?        Administer other site systems including health, safety, environmental and quality as required.

Personal, Essential Qualities:   

?        Attention to detail

?        Good Communicator – verbal and written

?        Team Player

?        Self confidence

?        Self-motivation / Initiative

?        Ability to work to deadlines

?        Pragmatic

?        IT literacy

?        Flexibility

Qualifications Required:

?        GCSE grade C/4 or above in English & Maths (or equivalent qualification and/or ability to work towards these Functional Skills) 

Apprenticeship Standard:

?        Level 3 Business Administrator Standard

?        Functional Skills in Maths and English if required and not previously achieved GCSE grade 4 or above

?        There is a requirement to complete 20% off the job training, College attendance will contribute but time spent either learning something new, other courses or any support work that is not in your usual role will also be counted

Working Week:

?        40 hours per week

?        Monday to Friday

?        08:00 – 17:00 (with 1-hour lunch break)


?        £15,000 Per Annum

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:

Once qualified and dependant on company needs, there may be a permanent position for the successful candidate.

So, if this sounds like the next step you want to take with your career, then please apply with a cover letter telling us why you feel you would be the ideal person to take on this brilliant opportunity and don’t forget to attach your CV too!!

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