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Apprentice Administrator The Diamond Metal Finishing Company Ltd

The office administration apprentice will learn how to complete all of the general office duties including purchasing, using our internal ERP system, some basic accounting, receiving and making telephone calls, creating spreadsheets as well as using the photocopier, scanner etc

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4pm Friday 6am - 12 Noon Flexible to suit company and employee. 45 Minute Breaks every day.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The new office apprentice will learn how to process customers orders through our systems ensuring that the paperwork and office is kept up to our high standards.

General office duties will include:

  • Purchasing any necessary equipment 
  • Using our internal ERP system 
  • Some basic accounting duties
  • Recieving and making telephone calls
  • Creating spreadsheets
  • General office duties ensuring the place is clean and tidy
  • Using the office equipment like the photocopiers and scanners
  • Liaising with customers and management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a good level of communication skills with good telephone manner
  • Combined with a willingness to learn all aspects of our company’s administrative requirements

Personal qualities

  • Smart appearance with a good level of confidence
  • Willingness to learn
  • The ability to work within a team
  • Local address or/and the capability to get to work with ease for 6am starts

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English would be advantageous but not essential.

Future prospects

  • Permanant post with the company upon completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Be able to get to work and able to start early every day

About the employer

About Us

The company was founded in 1945 and is located close to Junctions 15 & 16 on the M6 motorway network, centrally located in the UK to service companies throughout the UK and beyond. With our services segregated to commercial finishing operating under our ISO 9001 and high-end finishing to AS9100 standards.

Whilst continuing to grow our presence into new markets we offer an alternative facility and additional option to Tiers 1, 2 and 3 customers, utilizing our experience as a volume processor we have adapted our expertise to combine volume and efficiency production methods which is aided by bespoke PLC automation, Data software and application techniques.

We facilitate pre-treatments for the Structural lightweight sandwich honeycomb panel assemblies across a wide range of interior/Exterior panel requirements and installers to the Rail, Cruise liner, Bus/Coach, Motorsports, Space, Aircraft Premier Seating and aircraft interiors markets. In addition, we apply other treatments to the Electrical, Electronic, Precision and Sheet metal industries offering a selection of coatings for almost every application.

With our continued growth plans we are actively seeking to increase our presence into the Defence, Aerospace and Hi-tech markets, whilst adding further chemical processes and customer approvals.

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Diamond Metal Finishing Co Ltd to provide high value metal finishing processes that meet all of our customers’ requirements whether commercial or higher-end. We are dedicated to excellence through:

  1. Quality of  work

  2. Meeting applicable regulatory compliance

  3. Developing skilled and empowered employees

  4. Continuous improvement

Our values and work ethic proudly represent our dedication as a UK business and strive to deliver the best quality product in a timely manner to the needs of our large and valued diverse customers worldwide.



The Diamond Metal Finishing Company Ltd


Unit 6

Newfields Industrial Estate

High Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Axia Solutions Limited


Ellie Rowland 01782572777

  • Business Administrator L3
  • Functional Skills L2 in English & Maths (if necessary)
  • Essential Digital Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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