Business Administration Apprentice SPUNALLOYS LIMITED

Working within the main office, assisting with general everyday requirements to ensure a smooth-running administrative service is maintained. Duties include, communicating with customers, suppliers, internal departments and group offices via email and telephone.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5pm (with a 30-minute lunch per day). Friday 8:30am to 1:30pm (no lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will provide assistance with general administration duties, such as:

  • Answering incoming calls
  • Communicating with customers, suppliers, internal departments and group offices via email and telephone
  • Internet research
  • Photocopying
  • Scanning
  • Producing data in preparation for daily reports
  • Organising events
  • Updating bespoke database
  • Updating excel spreadsheets

Supporting different departments as required, including sales, progess, accounts and HR.

Towards the end of the apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to specialise within one of the departments and undertake further training to gain additional qualifications.

A basic understanding of microsoft office is essential for this role, including excel, word and powerpoint, as is an understanding of the internet.

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

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard.

In house training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis with the current finance team. You will not be required to attend Dudley College premises as the course is delivered in the workplace only. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course.

Continual assessments, coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 3 qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Towards the end of the apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to specialise in one of the departments and undertake training to gain additional qualifications.

The possibility of a full-time post upon completing the apprenticeship, with future prospects of personal growth within the organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Microsoft office, Excel Spreadsheets, Powerpoint, Word, Internet understanding, Outgoing, Positive, Methodical, Keen to learn, Confident in asking questions


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English Language (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Spunalloys is the UK's leading provider of centrifugal castings in heat, wear and corrosion resistant alloys. A division of Westley Group Ltd, which consists of 4 separate companies. Established in 1973, Westley Group is a dynamic employer, with an apprenticeship programme that continues to grow, with 28 apprentices currently working within various roles across the Group, offering exciting careers and opportunities.




Spunalloys Ltd

Doulton Road

Cradley Heath

B64 5QN


Dee Wheeler


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Training provider



Julie Perks

01384 363314

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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