Business Administrator Apprentice Dpd

Apprentices will cover all aspects of administration from maintaining the administration systems to updating the computerised and manual filing systems. You will train through GTG to complete a QCF Level 2 in Business Administration.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,848.11 - £11,613.15

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be required to assist and support all office based activities such as:-

  • Working closely with the Administration Team in the Linehaul Training and Recruitment Department
  • Dealing with customers’ depot staff and trainees both face to face and over the telephone.
  • Deal with booking training courses on both external and in house systems.
  • Use of traffic information system.
  • Making inbound and outbound telephone calls
  • Action Customer & Trainees requests
  • Email and answer correspondence
  • Liaise with third parties to order and obtain prices, deal with and ensure the correct processes are followed.
  • Assist in generating quotes, statements and making payments
  • The role will include maintaining various databases and spread sheets, the use of Gmail, Microsoft Office and other in-house systems.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidates need to be methodical, numerate and literate.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Be trustworthy & honest
  • Like to work as part of a team
  • Shows a willingness to work
  • Has excellent time keeping

Qualifications required

You must have or expect to gain GCSE in English, Maths, and either an Admin, Business or IT subject at  grade A-C/4-7 or the accredited equivalent. 

Future prospects

Potential for an opportunity to study for an Advanced apprenticeship as well as a possibility to gain permanent employment for the right candidate.

About the employer

DPD is one of the UK's leading time-critical carriers and can satisfy all your distribution needs, whether your consignments are for the UK or elsewhere in the world. Integrating our own extensive UK network with our unrivalled ground-based service to Europe and Air Express service to the rest of the world, we are well placed to satisfy all your distribution and logistics needs. DPD is the fastest growing major parcel delivery company in the UK and has created over 2,000 new jobs in the last two years as a result of an unprecedented UK expansion. In that period, the company has opened 18 new or replacement depots, including nine state-of-the-art, purpose built facilities.




Roebuck Lane


B66 1BY

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Training provider

You will be completing an NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Business and Administration, all of the training is done ont he job and successful completion there may be the opportunity for full time permenant employment

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Professional Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GTG Training Limited


Stacey Willetts 07469026127

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017