Nu-swift International in Elland is a company with an enviable reputation for the quality, reliability and efficiency of its fire extinguishing products, having over 70 years of experience in the Fire Protection industry.
Through our network of approved service engineers and trained fire protection consultants, we offer advice on all aspects of fire safety.

Business: Fire safety

Training provided: NVQ Diploma Business Administration via Kirklees College.

Pay details: Meets national apprenticeship wage

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week.

Requirements: Grade C or above in Maths and English (grades 4-9) would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

  • Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
  • Must have a good level of literacy skills.
  • An IT qualification would be an advantage
  • Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Confident in using email and the internet.
  • The successful candidate will be organised.
  • Willing to work effectively in the team.

Minimum age: 16


  • General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
  • Liaise with field staff.
  • Producing letters
  • Booking hotel accommodation for members of staff
  • To undertake filing, faxing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
  • Booking hotel accommodation for members of staff
  • Maintain health & safety standards
  • Collation of presentation folders
  • Work co-operatively with other teams and partners to deliver services effectively
  • Support to members of the Management Team
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.
  • Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the post
  • Providing refreshments for visitors when required
  • Inputting data onto internal systems with a high level of accuracy
  • Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
  • Other related tasks as required

How to apply:  To apply, please email your CV to bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk. Please state the employer and title of vacancy that you are applying for. In your application, please answer the following questions:

  1. What skills do you have that would benefit us?
  2. What is your greatest achievement?

Please do not contact the employer directly.