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APPRENTICESHIPS

Joining Buildbase as an apprentice is a great way to kick-start your career in a brilliant business.
By the end of your course you will have learned everything you need to become a key member of the team. Your development won't stop there as our "Building for Your Future" academy will help you take your career in whichever direction you choose.
SOME STATS & FACTS
  • We launched Building for your Future, our internal training academy in 2018
  • Around 5% of Buildbase colleagues are currently working on an Apprenticeship
  • programme
  • Buildbase were a member of the trailblazer group who wrote the Trade Supplier
  • Apprenticeship standard
  • We were the first company to offer the Sales Executive Level 4 Standard
  • The first Apprentice to complete the Trade Supplier Level 2 Standard was a Buildbase colleague
STATS FOR THE APPRENTICE
  • We pay our Apprentices £5 per hour – much higher than the national minimum wage for Apprentices
  • All of our Apprentices are given a permanent contract from day one
  • Your Apprenticeship will take around 12-15 months to complete from your first day
  • At the end of your Apprenticeship you will have a career discussion to plan your next steps

Information for Parents – the national apprenticeship website has a parents hub which has some useful information on it (https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/parents/their-career#h

INFORMATION ON ENTRY LEVEL APPRENTICESHIPS
WE OFFER...
TRADE SUPPLIER

This programme has been designed from the ground up to develop and recognise the know-how needed to provide the excellent service our customers demand. There’s a lot to learn in our branches and some of our best operators have a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience. We will fast-track you to this knowledge by taking you through a structured programme of training and one to one coaching.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

This programme is suited to anyone in an administrative role, whether you are based in branch or the support services. You will develop a set of highly transferable skills, including project management and decision making, which will give you a foundation to progress towards management responsibilities. There will be training given in IT applications and systems such as Microsoft Office. You will also have the opportunity to complete your Maths and English Level 2, should you not already have them. At the end of this programme you will gain a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.