The Alarming Company Limited

Sales Support Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

The Alarming Company Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £184.80 to £356.40
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:30
15 months (duration)
21 February 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Alarming Company Ltd are always on the lookout for enthusiastic people to join the team. Starting out in your career? We can offer good benefits and a warm and friendly working environment. If you are an excellent communicator, please apply for the apprenticeship at The Alarming Company Ltd today!


PETA Ltd are proud to be working with The Alarming Company Ltd to recruit a Sales Support Administrator Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company in Fareham. From sole traders to multi-nationals and government agencies, numerous businesses and organisations trust The Alarming Company with their security requirements.

The Sales Support Administrator Apprentice will be responsible for offering general administrative support to the office. The main duties of this role will include:

  • Answering inbound calls, supporting colleagues to arrange customer installations and service calls using our diary system
  • Setting up customers and sites using our bespoke database, correcting any errors in our data when found
  • Carrying out administrative tasks for team members when required
  • Using Microsoft Word to create quotes for our customers and also creating welcome packs
  • Learning and understanding the company’s security systems and service that is provided to our customers
  • Scanning, filing and photocopying

Future Prospects

There is the intention for a full-time permanent position to be offered to the suitable and successful candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship. There are progression opportunities both in the sales department and in other areas of the business.

Reality Check

  • Please note the role is advertised at national minimum wage
  • Security vetting will be conducted once a suitable candidate has been found.
  • It would be preferable if the candidate could drive because access to the office is difficult via public transport


  • Onsite parking
  • 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Opportunities to progress within the business

Skills Required

It is important that the Sales Support Administrator Apprentice has the following skills and experience:

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Good communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good command of the English language both verbal and written
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Willingness to enhance skills

Qualities Required

  • It would be preferable if the candidate could drive because access to the office is difficult via public transport
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel an advantage
  • Interest in Business Studies desirable but not essential

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs or equivalent in maths and English with at least a grade C / 4 are required.

Training Provided

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15- month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

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