General Guard

Apprentice Office Administrator


General Guard

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £136.50
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.
duration: 15 months
start: 2 September 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
30 August 2019 (application closing date)
Urgent vacancy! Apprentice Administrator required for General Guard Security in Birmingham. Excellent opportunity to gain valuable office experience, earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration Level 3.


Start your career with this successful employer (please see the 'employer' section and their website!) and gain experience with the following varied duties:

  • Updating databases
  • Keeping references up-to-date
  • Cold calling potiental clients
  • Invoicing clients
  • Check validity of SAA/health and safety badges
  • Purchasing of equipment
  • Handling telephone calls
  • Researching the names of decision makers at potential clients
  • Any other related duties to support business requirements

Future Prospects

Possible opportunity to progress onto an advanced apprenticeship/employment.

Reality Check

Please do not contact this employer; you must be eligible for the apprenticeship first with the training provider Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply via the link as specified).  Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer, for you to be considered for this vacancy (we have lots of other vacancies too!).

Skills Required

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Using own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Ambitious
  • Desire to learn

Qualifications Required

  • Age 16-18: maths and English at GCSE (or Functional Skills/other equivalent).  Grades will be discussed during interview
  • Age 19+: maths and English GCSE A* to C (or Functional Skills Level 2/other equivalent). Must provide certificates or exam results

Training Provided

  • Business Administration Level 3 qualification 
  • Functional Skills qualifications in maths/English (additional support available if required) 
  • Full training provided at employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular Assessor Visits, Observations and Reviews
  • Witness Testimonies from Employer
  • Exams/Assessments/Workshops
  • Technical Certificate (industry knowledge)

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