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Sales Administration Apprentice RADSHAPE SHEETMETAL LTD

We now require a Sales Admin apprentice to join our growing commercial team. The role is a full-time apprentice role and focuses on the quotation and sales order processing functions. Once trained the role involves being a key point of contact for our customers and assume responsibility for making sure that customers needs are fully met.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    • Mon-Thurs 7am-4pm with 1 hour lunch • Friday 7am – 12pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General office admin including filing, answering phone calls, photocopying, responding to emails and scheduling meetings and other office activities
  • Processing sales orders – ensuring all information is available and up to date.
  • Quotes – liaising with the Sales team and the customer to ensure all prices are current
  • Liaising with all departments – representing the customer through all internal functions
  • Attending customer meetings – either on site or at customer premises
  • Attending offsite apprentice training once a month

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks and assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the Commercial Department as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The qualification that you will work towards achieving is Business administration level 3.

Training will take part at both the employer premises in Aston and with the trainnig provider Protocol Consultancy Services at Old Guild House, 1 New Market St, Birmingham B3 2NH.

Trainnig will be one day per week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once trained the role involves being a key point of contact for our customers and assume responsibility for making sure that customers needs are fully met whilst reporting back any non-deliveries along with monitoring any back on track plans.

Possible progression within Admin or Sales

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, sector interest


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A-C or 4-9) Desired

About the employer

Established in 1967 Radshape Sheet Metal has over 50 years’ experience in manufacturing a diverse range of precision sheet metal components, predominantly into the Automotive industry where some of our customers are Morgan, Aston Martin and Bentley. We are investing people, plant, and processes to grow our business in line with our strategic vision.







B6 4PL

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Training provider



Mel Judd


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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