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Business Administrator Apprenticeship GUARDFORCE SECURITY SERVICES LTD

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen in a global security company. Candidates wishing to make a career in the security sector admin role are invited to apply for this position. The candidate would be expected to do general ad-hoc duties such as answering the phone, emails, photocopying, and printing.

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Closing date: 26 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    The employer is willing to pay an extra £1 per hour on top of the minimum national wage for the applicant's age bracket.

    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 Friday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At our office you will be responsible for several functions, but your main responsibilities will be to assist the staff, management, and customers for a seamless business operation. Some of your duties will include:

  • Managing office operations, dealing with staff, customers, and guests
  • Managing correspondence, including phone calls, emails, letters, and packages
  • Dealing with any sales enquiries by taking all details and then passing to the relevant manager
  • Handling bookkeeping, budgeting, and billing cycles for the business
  • Organising meetings and scheduling appointments and keeping records and minutes of all the meetings
  • Conducting administrative and office workflow duties including efficient use of IT and office cloud-based services
  • Assisting staff and providing feedback to improve internal performance ensuring all administrative procedures are completed in time and adhere to
  • Performing data entry roles, including updating records and databases for personnel, financial and legal information
  • Managing inventory of office supplies, including stationery and multimedia equipment to ensure smooth office operations
  • Assist with internal and external audits by preparing and organising all relevant documentation and records

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

  • L3 Diploma for Business Administrators
  • Functional Skills L2 in English and maths
  • Business Administrator Standard Certificate

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Employment with the company after their apprenticeship is ideal.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent GCSE (Grade 1-9) Desired

About the employer

Guardforce Security Services Limited has been established since December 1993. Our Head office is based in North Watford, conveniently located close to the M1 Motorway. This location also boasts excellent road links to the M25, A41, A5 and A1 (M), which are the operating corridors for our business.







WD24 5AL

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Training provider



Imran Iqbal

(0) 330 999 0039

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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