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Business Administrator Apprentice TAILORED FIRE & SECURITY (MANCHESTER) LTD

Tailored Fire & Security are looking for an apprentice business administrator to join our dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established organisation with upcoming projects you will be an integral part of the team. You will monitor inventory levels for critical parts, build and maintain supply redundancy.

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Closing date: 19 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The primary responsibility of the Apprentice Business Administrator is for the supervision of the inbound and outbound traffic, managing buying and delivery process of goods or services to both internal and external clients. The Apprentice Business Administrator will coordinate daily warehousing activities.

You will be required to perform a variety of duties and tasks associated with maintaining a warehouse, receiving, stock management, distributing and maintaining an accurate inventory of supplies/equipment.

The goal is to ensure that daily operations exceed company and customer expectations.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Build and maintain supply redundancy
  • Procure and ship orders specifically for the Service department, working closely with all members of the service team to aid them in completing their jobs on time and in full
  • Maintain part costs, update delivery information and job costings in the ERP software
  • Monitor inventory levels for critical parts
  • Maintain and communicate availability information to your manager
  • Prepare and complete orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule (load, pack, wrap, label & ship)
  • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
  • Perform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for audits
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment
  • Organise and maintain inventory held in storage area(s)
  • Report any discrepancies
  • Operate and maintain warehouse equipment within safety/maintenance guidelines
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Catalogue or label items with storage details
  • Package and send out completed orders to internal and external customers

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

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. 

The apprenticeship training will be carried out in the workplace, and you will be allocated a work-based tutor from Hopwood Hall College who will support you through the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship this may lead to a permanent position with the employer and further progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

Operating for over 20 years, Tailored Fire & Security has become one of the largest privately owned fire and security companies in the United Kingdom.








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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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