Business Administrator Apprentice AFASS LIMITED

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Business Administrator based from Wallsend, Newcastle Upon Tyne. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills. Employee benefits include a day’s holiday on your birthday. You will be answering the telephone, transferring calls and taking messages.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9.00am-5.00pm, Mon to Fri.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role is varied and will involve the following duties:

  • Answering the telephone, transferring calls and taking messages
  • Reception duties – greeting visitors, dealing with post etc.
  • Preparing letters, scanning & photocopying documents
  • Filing – both electronic and paper based
  • Preparing reports and liaising with customers & engineers, booking in jobs etc.
  • Use of Microsoft Office
  • Other administrative duties as and when required

Applicants should have good IT skills and be keen to learn.

3 month probationary period applies.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training delivered by Access Training through a mixture of projects, training workshops and one to one support

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role will develop over time in terms of duties and responsibilities.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

You will be required to attend Access Training on a monthly basis (1 day per month) for administration workshops. The office is based in the Wallsend area of Newcastle, please ensure that you can travel to this location for a 9.00am start before applying.

About the employer

Advance Fire & Security Systems is a company built on a successful reputation. Furthermore, we are committed to providing the best service and technology available. Our first-class equipment and support from our employees leaves us second to none. Over all, our commitment to our customers is our number one priority. Through training, practice and expertise we strive to give our clients the best experience that keeps them safe for life.







NE28 6HA

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Training provider



Harriet Bird

0191 490 4680

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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