A-Safe Limited

Level 3 Apprentice Business and Reception Administrator at A-Safe Ltd in Elland

This is a great opportunity to join at a time of rapid growth. We have huge global demand for our products due to our leading-edge safety innovation, with subsidiaries in seventeen countries. To present a professional, polite front-of-house service to all visitors and callers, creating a positive lasting impression of the company.


Wage – £6.40 per hour
Duration – 18 months
Start date – As soon as possible
Posted – 10/07/2024

Working Week:

Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours – times to be arranged

Apprenticeship level



Our values are at the core of everything we do:

• We are Pioneers
• We are in it Together
• We do the Right Thing


This is a great opportunity to join at a time of rapid growth. We have huge global demand for our products due to our leading-edge safety innovation, with subsidiaries in seventeen countries. We offer a fast-paced, energetic, and creative environment, working with the latest technologies.


Key areas of accountability:


Receive visitors professionally, ensuring all registration, safety and security processes are completed prior to handover to their host.

Permit visitors entry to the car park once positive identification has been established.

Update Licence Plate Recognition system as instructed, to ensure new starters and leavers are captured.

Operate the switchboard, answering general enquiries and redirecting calls to ensure the caller’s enquiry is resolved quickly and efficiently.

Receive post, give to receptionist and then date stamp and scan mail, redirecting to the correct department for processing.

Ensure outgoing mail is prepared and despatched as requested, attaching the correct postage and tracking as appropriate.

Monitor room bookings, ensuring that tea and coffee making facilities, snacks, pens, paper etc are available as required by the meeting host.

Conduct regular stock checks on refreshments for meeting rooms to maintain availability, placing replenishment orders as needed.

Ensure all offices have adequate stocks of water for the coolers and that coolers are serviced in line with the agreed schedule.

Help with events, travel and hotel bookings as and when needed.

Raising requisitions for office supplies that are needed.

Monitor emails, responding within agreed turn-around times to enquiries directly, or redirecting appropriately for responses.

Respond to in-person enquiries professionally, managing expectations on response times.

Oversight of office inventory, including ensuring an adequate supply of consumables, such as stationery or printer ink.

Carry out administrative duties such as typing, copying, scanning etc.

Handle sensitive date in a confidential manner.

Any other duties that are required.


As part of your contract of employment completion of the Apprenticeship Training Programme forms part of your duties as well as helping your personal and professional development; the requirements to complete the programme are as follows:


  • Attend and be punctual for all inductions, lessons and work-based training/support sessions.
  • Complete all required assignments
  • Build up your portfolio of evidence on-going
  • Access support from your tutor, assessor and manager, when required.


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?


Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:


The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.


The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills.


The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and your own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.


You will cover the necessary Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours, gather evidence and attend workshop / taught classes throughout the duration then complete an End Point Assessment.


The End Point Assessment involves:

  • Portfolio Development
  • Presentation
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Professional Observation
  • Professional Discussion and
  • Interview


You will be given paid time off for study to achieve your apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?


We are continually investing in our people and offer bespoke training, professional study support and career opportunities for all – whether that’s helping you fulfil your potential in your current role or to help you aim even higher, we’ll work with you to make sure it happens. To help us maintain this ethos, our ‘Grow our own’ committed obligation ensures at least 50% of vacancies are filled through internal development and promotion, which can be seen from the success stories on our website.


Opportunity to join the company as a full-time permanent employee, upon completion of apprenticeship.

Progression to other training following successful employment and achievement of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills
Attention to detail
Customer care
Problem solving
Team working
Excellent timekeeping
Excellent attendance record
Microsoft – WORD & EXCEL
6/12 months experience working in an office or customer service related environment.


Maths and English at Grade 4/C or above

About the employer

A-Safe Limited

Habergham Works Ainley Industrial Estate, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 9JP
The A-SAFE Group is a rapidly growing and dynamic environment where open mindedness, curiosity and drive are important. As the market leader, A-SAFE is determined to hold its position and create opportunities for continued growth and development. We have a true global presence including USA, Japan, Australia, Europe, and UAE. We are known for our innovation and ‘can-do’ attitude. A place where talent can thrive and develop as we grow. We invented the first industrial strength polymer safety barrier, revolutionising workplace safety. We’ve been improving world standards ever since, introducing further advanced safety solutions, including our next generation RackEye IOT safety device. Global blue-chip companies use our products including Coca-Cola, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Amazon, and Heathrow airport to name but a few

Closing date: 28th July 2024