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Business Administration Apprentice LOGIC FIRE AND SECURITY LTD

VQ Solutions are looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join the team at Logic Fire and Security. This is a varied role working across 6 different departments gaining an understanding of different aspects of the business. There will be an opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship to specialise in one of the departments.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,168.00

    Company Pension. Company profit share scheme

  • Working week

    Monday 8.00am- 5.00pm, Tuesday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm or 8.30am - 5.00pm (will vary depending on department). Friday 8.00am - 3.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105146

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties would initially include supporting the running of the office by undertaking general admin duties such as:

  • Dealing with telephone calls
  • Reception duties
  • Creating / updating reports
  • Alongside these general duties, you will have the opportunity to work and gain experience in 6 different departments

The six departments are: 

SCHEDULING - Plan the engineer diaries (prioritising emergency works), liaising with customers. Creating relevant paperwork for closed jobs and sending invoices to customers. 

STOCK & FLEET CONTROL - Order, manage and redistribute stock required for jobs. Raise purchase orders. Organise the maintenance of employee fleet and vehicle stock.

ESTIMATING - Produce quotations (both new and existing new customers), work with AutoCAD to create / update drawings and zone plans.

MARKETING - Running marketing campaigns through our social media outlets, updating the website and creating relevant news posts. Publish internal company news. Working with the sales department to target new customers and promote new services.

FINANCE - Dealing with customer queries and company accounts, invoicing customers and ensuring payments are received, working with Stock Control to assist with supplier credit accounts.

ACCOUNT / CUSTOMER RELATIONS - Working with the Account and Sales Managers to manage existing customers and maintain client relationships. Being the first contact for our existing customers, answering queries or directing to the relevant department.

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

You will work towards an Advanced level Business Administration Apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions. You'll have a dedicated VQ Mentor and will also be supported internally by your manager.

During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, attend online workshop sessions and have regular reviews. All apprenticeship work will be completed during working hours.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The majority of apprentices are offered full-time positions upon the successful completion of their apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Good time keeping, Enthusiastic, Be driven to succeed

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

The employer has asked that training providers do not contact them with CVs or other unsolicited correspondence Any unwanted contact may be reported to the ESFA.

About the employer

A market leader in the fire and security industry, Logic Fire and Security Ltd design, supply, install, commission and maintain fire detection and electronic security systems throughout the UK. Our mission is to design success, build loyalty and maintain excellence, creating a caring and visionary company. With our head offices based in Knaresborough, we are a local company with a network of engineers located throughout the UK.

Employer

LOGIC FIRE AND SECURITY LTD

Address

127-130 MONKSWELL HOUSE

MANSE LANE

KNARESBOROUGH

HG5 8NQ

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Training

Training provider

VQ SOLUTIONS LTD

Contact

Alanna Brown

alanna.brown@vqsolutions.co.uk

01423 740006

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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