Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Business Administration Apprentice Betts Metals

Working in a fast-paced environment the successful candidate must have the ability to organise and coordinate time effectively. You will be working for the oldest precious metal refiners & dealers in the UK with over 260 years in the Jewellery Quarter and be coached/trained by an experienced PA/Office Manager. Reception and Secretarial duties.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    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 to Thursday 8:45 am - 5:00 pm Friday 8:45 am - 4:15 pm (30 minutes lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Some of the duties will include

  • Welcoming and signing in visitors where necessary/provide refreshments
  • Sorting incoming post
  • Signing and managing incoming parcels
  • Dealing with courier collections where necessary
  • Organising meetings using outlook & Microsoft teams
  • Prepare boardroom for meetings
  • Scanning paperwork
  • Drafting emails
  • Arranging accommodation and transport as and when requested
  • Monitoring on site car park spaces
  • Telephone call screening
  • Assisting PA to Directors with administration

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

Level 3 Business Administration Standard Qualification

Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required.  An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course.  No college attendance is required, your course will be delivered in your workplace.

At the end of your training you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity of a permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Punctuality, Trustworthy, Outgoing Confident Personality, Highly motivated, Able to apply discretion


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Functional Skills Level 2) (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

This is an amazing opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious individual to join a long-established family business to support the on-going growth. The successful candidate will be smart, forward thinking, polite and have a lot of energy! 23 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Pension scheme, Health care cash plan, Friendly office environment.

About the employer

Wholesale Jeweller in Birmingham. An original family business, specialising in the smelting and refining of precious metals, with over 250 years of business within Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, Betts Metal Sales are the experts in supplying precious metals and jewellery tools. The Betts Group offers a diversified range of products and services, all associated with precious metals.


Betts Metals




B18 6DE

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


Training provider



Julie Perks


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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.