Business Administration Apprentice QUARTZELEC LTD

Reporting to the Office Manager and working as part of the Bury St Edmunds team supporting the business unit, this apprenticeship will involve processing and reporting of information to assist in payroll and financial functions of the business. You will also gain exposure to tendering and project management plus general day to day business admin.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8:30am and 5pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Some of the duties may include:

  • Ensure all training records are up to date & recorded on business management system for the unit
  • Assist the project team with Month end activities
  • Assist the project team with monitoring debt, setting up of new customers and suppliers
  • Ensure the absence module is managed and reported to Business Unit Managers
  • Assist with the management of lease vehicles including pool/company cars and fuel cards
  • Weekly input & processing of employee timesheets
  • Weekly checks of employee timesheets ensuring accuracy for both Payroll & cost reporting
  • Reporting of timesheet data to Business Unit Managers & Profit Centre Managers
  • Scanning and electronic filing of documents
  • Weekly input and processing of employees’ expenses ensuring compliance
  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Customer and Supplier Account set up and review in line with our QA procedure
  • Ensure all personnel documentation including visas & medicals are up to date to meet the business needs
  • General support and compliance for the company Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Quartzelec are a global company employing over 600 people. The opportunity is to advance within the company in whichever field the apprentice wishes to go.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

The role is ideal for someone wanting to progress into administration, office management, accountancy, business management or HR. The company is very focused on progression of apprentices and details can be found on our Linked in pages or company website.

About the employer

Quartzelec is a leading UK independent electrical engineering group delivering design, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and service solutions to customers across a broad range of industrial and commercial sectors. An engineering authority with over 100 years' experience and technical expertise in the field of electrical contracting and the repair and maintenance of motors and generators.




11 Hillside Road

Bury St. Edmunds

IP32 7EA

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Mar 2024