Business Administration Apprenticeship Security Guards UK Ltd

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Security Guards UK, based in Wolverhampton. Working within a busy office environment, training will cover all aspects of administration.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Minimum of 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Security Guards UK, based in Wolverhampton. Working within a busy office environment, training will cover all aspects of administration.

Duties to include:

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing telephone calls
  • Maintenance of filing system
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Maintaining database
  • Assisting with mail shots to customers
  • Typing of various items, including marketing material and general correspondence as required
  • Liaising with clients and service providers
  • Maintenance of staff personnel records, including updating holiday and sick leave and emailing holiday receipts. 
  • Maintenance of internal computer systems
  • Responding to email
  • Liaising with internal departments to ensure an excellent level of service is provided
  • Supporting department with internal audit processes
  • Assisting with corporate hospitality
  • Assisting with social media
  • Assisting with estimations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidates must be well organised with good communication skills.  An excellent telephone manner is required as well as the ability to work on their own initiative.  Candidates must be computer literate and have experience of using Microsoft Packages including Word and Excel.  The successful candidate will be a team player who is able to work well under pressure. Candidate must be articulate with good interpersonal skills.

Personal qualities

Candidates must be hardworking, reliable and willing to complete any tasks associated with their job role.

Qualifications required

A*-C/4 or above in Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualifications


Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.

About the employer

Our mandate/mission at SGUK is to deliver the highest level of service to our clients whilst offering a complete cost effective Security Solution. We endeavour to provide a reliable service which is also complimented by our large resource backup. We promise to: • Establish and build strong relationships with our clients through excellent service and communication. • Provide exceptional Customer Care which indeed is our hallmark and service signature. • Bring to our clients, professionally trained Security Personnel, all having received the SIA Qualification prior to being trained specifically for the assignment they are selected for. • Constantly review our business strategy so as to flourish in this current financial climate which in turn benefits our clients.


Security Guards UK Ltd



Dudley Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People


Samantha Feeley 01922 651100

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017