Administrator Apprentice

Website Protex

The total Fire & Security Systems solution, under one roof.

Apprenticeship Qualification:     Level 3 Business Administration

How long does it take?     16 – 19 Months

Who is it with?     Protex Fire & Security Ltd                                         

Where?     Kings House, 204 Curzon Road,


Greater Manchester,

OL6 9LT    


Working Hours:     40

Weekly Hours:     08:30 – 17:00

Hourly Rate:     £5.00                                    

About The Employer:    

Protex Fire & Security Ltd was established in 2008 as a fire & security systems provider, operated by a young, dynamic and engaged team.

From its very inception Protex Fire & Security Ltd was established to provide end to end integrated fire & security system solutions and support for all of its clients. We hold many accreditations, including full scope SSAIB and BAFE.

About the Role:

We are looking to expand our team with an engaged, driven and committed person with a great attitude and a determination to apply their self to the team’s common goals. Perhaps someone that has previously felt undervalued and is keen to progress in their career and have a real impact.

In return you will be given training and support to achieve your personal development goals and help increase your value and contribution. This position guarantees to up skill and provide an opportunity to work in an environment that encourages growth, critical thinking and responsibility.

Once settled in the successful candidate will need to thrive within a small team, with real responsibility in a fast paced and challenging environment. Teamwork is important, as is the ability to work autonomously when carrying out some of the day-to-day responsibilities.

And DAY to DAY?… You’ll be:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Inbox monitoring & processing of emails
  • Booking in fault calls, maintenance services, installation works
  • Processing of daily paperwork, updating the CRM and customer files
  • General office duties (post, refreshments etc.)
  • Process new enquires
  • Follow up on proposals and quotations
  • Possibility of looking to win new business connecting potential and existing clients

To be considered, you will need these Key Skills and Qualities:

  • Attention to detail – Ensuring all documents are completed accurately
  • Punctual – Arrive at the office or any other place of work on time
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Teamwork – Work confidently within a group or independently as part of a larger team
  • Initiative & Self-Motivation
  • Flexibility – Adapt successfully to changing situations and environments
  • Time Management – Manage time effectively, prioritising tasks and able to work to deadlines


  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade A- C or Grade 4-9)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.


  • Birthday off work
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Free staff parking
  • Free refreshments
  • Personal development plan
  • Pension scheme
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