Import Apprentice - 12909 WOODLAND GROUP LIMITED

My client is seeking an Import Apprentice to join their Hayes Office.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310427

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties/responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the import process.
  • Obtain and communicate, internally and externally, all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met.
  • Liaise between Suppliers, Forwarders and Agents to obtain up to date shipment information.
  • Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments.
  • Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met.
  • Ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions.
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities/essential requirements:

  • Proactive
  • Keen to learn
  • Strong team player
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Important information: QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.

About the employer

With the Head Office based in Chelmsford, Essex, we have been providing innovative logistics, e-commerce and supply chain management services since 1988.

Employer

WOODLAND GROUP LIMITED

Address

Millon House

Betam Road, Abenglen Industrial Estate

Hayes

UB3 1SS

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Training provider

Level 3 Business and Administration

Approximately 3% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 17% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

0345 074 7825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017