Freight Forwarding Business Administration Apprentice CANDOUR LOGISTICS LTD

The administration role is integral to the business growth an efficient and sound administrator will provide a strong foundation for further business development. A fantastic opportunity to learn the logistics and freight forwarding industry from the ground upwards.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 9AM to 5PM 37.5 hour working week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Candour Logistics are looking for a business administrator apprentice to join their team at this time of growth and expansion. You will need to have an eye for detail and a passion to find solutions in the fast-paced freight forwarding and logistics industry.

Your daily tasks can include:

  • Providing admin support
  • Administrative duties including, but not limited to; filing, photocopying, scanning etc
  • Data input
  • Ensuring that telephone calls are handled within agreed company service levels
  • Excellent record keeping and organisational skills
  • Dealing with urgent work with confidentiality
  • Supporting other team members

The qualities that we are looking for in our apprentice include flexibility, approachable and hardworking. There is clear scope within the role to develop a long-term career within our business. We would like to offer the right candidate a full time opportunity to continue to develop a career with us.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate.
  • Understanding of Excel Spreadsheets.
  • NVQ L2 or equivalent  in Business Administration.

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated.
  • Eager to learn new skills.
  • Happy to work in a team.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English C and above would be preferred.

Future prospects

Following successful completion of the Apprenticeship, we would like to see the candidates progress into a permeant position in the business.

About the employer

We offer complete logistics and freight forwarding services worldwide. With a trusted partner network throughout the world and our experienced team in the UK, we can cater for all your international shipping requirements. Our customer base is very diverse with small businesses, larger SME's, all the way through to PLC organisations. Although the scale of each may differ, the core relationships are all the same, built on trust and confidence. Our services are comprehensive and our network which includes strong relations with global ocean and air carriers, enables us to offer a premium service at a competitive price.




Lowton Buisness Park

Newton Road



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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Admin.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warrington Collegiate Institute


Josh Iles 01925494274

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017