Administration Apprentice Frank Alarms

The Administration Apprentice will have the opportunity to complete a number of different duties and cover administration in a number of different areas. You will also be required to communicate effectively with clients.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 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

    Monday-Friday between 09:00 – 17:00 with a 1 hour lunch break, 35 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Checking and responding to emails. as well as producing emails for distribution, upon request.
  • Day to day filing and archiving of documentation.
  • Data entry.
  • General office duties as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent organisation and administrative skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including telephone skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, and proficient in the use of IT packages.
  • The ability to absorb information readily and speedily and work under pressure.
  • Work constructively as part of a team and work independently.
  • A good understand of the need for confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Be willing and able to undertake a wide range of duties as required.
  • Able to adapt and embrace change.
  • Ability to find innovative solutions to problems/issues.
  • Ability to relate well to staff, students’, parents and public.

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

Potential for full-time employment upon completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Frank Alarms have over 40 years experience working in the security industry, in domestic and commercial properties. We are a Family run business and proud of this fact (see our ‘Meet the Team’ page). All of our engineers are fully qualified and regularly go on industry specific courses to expand upon their skills. Our engineers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We always guarantee our customers fair pricing. We are an approved SSAIB Installer (Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board). We are also a ‘Which Trusted Trader’. Frank Alarms is not just an Intruder Alarm Company – We also specialise in CCTV, Access Systems, Keyholding, Alarm Maintenance and Fire Alarms. We also provide Alarm Maintenance Contracts on new installations and existing alarm systems – even if your existing alarm wasn’t installed by us.


Frank Alarms


Cat Hill



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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)



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Closing date: 12 Oct 2017