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Business Administration Apprentice CASTINGS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY

We are looking to recruit a Business Administration Apprentice to assist with general administrative tasks at our company site in Brownhills. You will carry out a wide range of duties with a view to working in the Sales and Marketing and Payroll/Accounts departments, after your successful completion of this training. Duties include: Photocopying, binding, and filing all company documents

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Closing date: 07 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Monthly bonus based on company performance.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.15am - 5pm Friday 8.15am - 1.45pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Screen calls and take detailed, accurate messages where necessary.
  • Manage export account by keeping detailed data.
  • Photocopying, binding, and filing all company documents
  • Assist with Health and Safety checks.
  • Update contact list on the data base.
  • Providing support to reception during busy periods.
  • Booking meeting rooms.

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

You will gain a Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship qualification. As part of this apprentice training you will be required to attend college, In-Comm Training Services Ltd, Aldridge, WS9 8UG, for induction and an assessor will visit you in the company one day a month.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position within Sales, Marketing and Payroll department after successful completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Castings P.L.C. is a market leading iron casting and machining group based in the UK, supplying both the domestic and export markets. The original foundry operation dates back to 1835 and today the group comprises of three trading businesses, employing over 1,000 people in the UK. The group operates two iron foundries – Castings P.L.C. (Brownhills, West Midlands) and William Lee Limited (Dronfield, Derbyshire) – together with the CNC Speedwell Limited machining operation which is also based in Brownhills. The group produces Ductile iron, SG iron, Austempered ductile iron (ADI), SiMo and Ni-resist castings up to 45kg in weight. Our four Disamatic moulding machines and three horizontal green sand moulding machines provide a foundry capacity of 70,000 tonnes per annum. Our machining operation is invested to support the capacity requirements of the foundry customer base and also to expand general machining in alternative materials.




Lichfield Rd.


West Midlands

WS8 6JZ.

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Training provider



Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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