This is a full-time role located on-site in Watford. You will be responsible for daily clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, organizing paperwork, and answering phone calls. Additional tasks include executive administrative assistance and communication.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting with office operations, dealing 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.
  • 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 adhered to.
  • Performing data entry, 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.
  • Assisting with internal and external audits by preparing and organising all relevant documentation and records.

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship standard qualification.
  • Skills for Security will deliver the apprenticeship training, remotely, twice a month. 
  • You will be required to complete all training tasks allocated during your dedicated tutor led meetings on MS Teams and gather any on the job evidence needed to supplement your studies. 
  • You will be required to complete assessments and portfolio work during your tutor led meetings and take part in any additional training courses that the company require you to complete. 
  • The employer will mentor and coach you on the job. You will also shadow, learn and get involved in all aspects of your administrative role with our office manager.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full time position will be available upon completion for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Initiative, Customer care skills, IT skills, Communication skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Working knowledge of the security industry would be preferred, but this is not essential as relevant training will be provided for the right candidate. The apprenticeship is 18 months and therefore, full commitment is needed.

About the employer

For over 30 years Guardforce Security Services Limited has reliably set the benchmark in specialised Security Services. This has been achieved through a determination to provide Security Services of the highest possible standards, which are carried by the SIA (Security Industry Authority). Guardforce Security Services Limited offer outstanding services for the assessment, planning protection of your most vital assets, your premises and staff.




Guardforce, 7b Dukes Yard, Shakespeare Industrial Estate, Acme Road


WD24 5AL

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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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024