Business Administrator Apprentice UNITED GUARDING SERVICES LTD

Join our dedicated team at United Guarding as an Apprentice Business Administrator. You'll embark on a work-based training program with Impact Futures, offering an exciting opportunity to learn a variety of skills in a vibrant office environment. Gain invaluable experience in administration and customer service while working in a fast-paced office.

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Closing date: 27 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Welcome visitors to the business
  • Manage diaries and schedule meetings.
  • Answer phone calls and direct them to the appropriate contacts.
  • Provide support for clients
  • Contribute to marketing efforts, including website updates, LinkedIn, and job board advertisements
  • Support Contract Managers in contract management.
  • Participate in site visits during reviews (once qualified)
  • Create and review contracts, supporting the tendering process.

The training you will be getting

  • Over the course of 18 months, you will study topics such as understanding an organisation, regulations, policies & processes/procedures, aspects of project management, how to manage performance, planning, organisation & decision making skills, quality and process improvement, business fundamentals and IT & external environmental factors (these subjects may differ)
  • Upon successful completion of the business administration apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a level 3 certification
  • Functional skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential to progress into the Human Resources, Operations, Sales or Finance Depts

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, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Two stage interview

About the employer

United Guarding is one of the leading, private security companies in London & the South East. With over 30 years experience in providing security services for a prestigious and diverse client base, we believe we offer unrivalled levels of service.




7 Gateway Mews, Bounds Green


N11 2UT

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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

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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