Business Administration Apprenticeship – Persimmon Homes Limited (LS9 6PW)

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A fantastic opportunity to join our organisation as an Apprentice Administrator. You will assist with all admin duties across the business whilst supporting with various tasks and teams. At the same time, you will be working towards a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship.


What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the reception team with their tasks e.g taking calls, greeting visitors, booking meeting rooms etc
  • Undertaking administrative procedures, filing scanning and writing emails
  • Typing contract charge letters
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, including couriers
  • Photocopying and processing of documentation across different internal departments
  • Ordering office materials and suppliers
  • Organising meetings including refreshments and lunches, booking courses
  • Archiving documents, setting up box files/BT folders and policy folders
  • Gathering data and compiling and running reports and registering TBT on excel spreadsheet
  • Assisting with keeping the training matrix up to date
  • Paperclipping documents to COINS (in house system) inputting meter readings from key release forms to coins,issuing refunds and updating cashbook
  • Weekly stock check, informing admin department of order requirements
  • Checking sales email inbox
  • Posting brochures and cheques
  • General duties that arise within the construction, sales, customer care, land and technical departments

About the Employer

Building over 13,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be one of the UK’s most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Training to be Delivered

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.
This programme allows students to develop their skills, knowledge and behaviours through the practical period at college as well as in the workplace doing on the job training. The role overview of a Business Administrator Apprentice would be supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interact with external clients.

Duration & start date:
This is a full-time 18-month apprenticeship (15 months for the practical period which includes the day release at college and 3 months for the end point assessment).

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3 (A level)

Employer Name

Persimmon Homes Limited

Employer Address

3 Hepton Court

Expected Duration

18 Months

Working Week

Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:00 with 1 hour lunch break

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount


What You Need

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade 9-4/A*-C)) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade 9-4/A*-C)) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills, Attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • Patience, confident
  • Personable

Future Prospects

There may be the option to progress into any of our various departments as vacancies arise.

Date Posted


Leeds City College