Business Administration Apprentice (35942) Steadfast Engineering

A great opportunity to join an Engineering firm based in Hyde. The role offers exposure to a variety of tasks, you will be responsible for welcoming visitors as well as administration duties.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

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

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A normal day would include:

  • Answering the telephone and directing calls to the correct person
  • Assisting with filing as required
  • Opening the post and distributing it correctly
  • Attending to visitors, making them feel welcome and making sure that the person they have come to see is made aware of their presence
  • Assisting in the preparation of Test Certificates
  • Typing up quotes for customers and entering them into the quotes log
  • Logging customers sales enquiries
  • Franking the post and updating the post log and making sure that the Franking Machine always has enough credit.
  • Keeping a track of stationery requirements
  • Keeping workstation tidy and assisting in keeping office tidy
  • Learning all aspects of sales ordering in order to assist the Sales Team in busy periods
  • Working with respect for the rest of the workforce
  • Flexible to meet the demands of our clients
  • Willing to work overtime when required by our clients
  • Willing to perform other reasonable duties as directed by the Management team
  • Willing to undertake the necessary training to achieve the duties above

How you will be supported

Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

The training you will be getting

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 business admin qualification.
  • Initial training will consist of 12 weeks working in each department of the business in both the Factory and the Offices to understand the business as a whole.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Time management skills, Reliable, Keen to learn, Hardworking, Respectful


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

Steadfast Engineering are a manufacturer and stockist of specialised fasteners for the Oil & Gas, Chemical & Power Generation industries. We have three locations in the UK and are part of the Marla Group of companies, who are stockholders & manufacturers of piping, pipe fittings and associated products. We supply to major blue chip clients both domestically and worldwide. We are currently in a period of growth and expansion and are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join us.


Steadfast Engineering


2A Broadway


SK14 4GA

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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: 07 Jun 2024