Business Administrator Apprentice AFASS LIMITED

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in 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.

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Closing date: 05 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. Breaks TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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.

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The role will develop over time in terms of duties and responsibilities
  • Possibility of full time employment

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.




Unit 9 & 10 Mandale Park, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 7FN

NE29 7FN

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


0191 490 4680

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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