Business Administration Apprentice KMF PRECISION SHEET METAL LIMITED

This role will primarily involve focusing on administration assisting Health, Safety, Environmental, and Sustainability practices, offering a potential future career in Health and Safety. They will also gain hands-on experience across various areas of our business operations, gaining insight into how different departments function at KMF.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00-16.30 Friday 8.00- 15.30

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

General Business Administration duties:

• Understanding Systems and Processes: Gaining insight into various business departments, including Production, HR and finance, comprehending and utilising their systems and processes.
• Administrative Support: Assisting different departments by handling tasks such as processing mail, data inputting and retrieval and managing records.
• Communication: Engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including colleagues, clients and suppliers through written and verbal communications.
• Project Support: Supporting managers and HR in project-related activities such as planning, coordination, and documentation.
• Professional Growth: Taking charge of personal and professional development by actively seeking learning opportunities within the role. Managing your own workload to accommodate necessary training for the apprenticeship qualification.

Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability duties (This position will assist the H&S team in administration with the following):

• Skill Enhancement: Engaging in Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability training and job shadowing with the Health & Safety Manager and Health, Safety & Environmental Officer to develop expertise in the field.
• Risk Assessments: Providing support in conducting risk assessments and identifying hazards within the factories.
• Accident Investigation: Investigating near misses and accidents to pinpoint causes and establish preventive measures for future occurrences.
• Documentation Management: Maintaining precise records of Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability inspections, incidents, and training activities.
• Effective Communication: Collaborating with employees and management to foster a positive Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability culture throughout the organisation.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard 

Training to be based within the workplace with scheduled visits from your allocated trainer/tutor. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion, the candidate will have the opportunity to pursue a further apprenticeship in Health & Safety.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or Above) Essential

About the employer

KMF Group is one of the largest sheet metal engineering and metal fabrication companies in the UK. We deliver precision sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining services to large OEMs. Working from multiple manufacturing sites across the UK and Europe, we operate in many industries including Aerospace & Defence, Telecommunications, Renewable Energy, Automotive and Food Processing. KMF is well-placed to meet any subcontract sheet metal engineering requirement through leading technology.




KMF Precision Sheet Metal

Newcastle Under Lyme


You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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


Rachel Dawson

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

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.