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Customs Admin Apprentice Octain Ltd

Octain Ltd are looking to recruit a Customs Admin Apprentice. The successful candidate will be responsible for daily customs entries and basic admin duties.

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be respsonsible for daily customs entries and basic administration duties, to include but not limited to:

  • Data entry
  • Customs clearances
  • Answering phones
  • Acanning

They will learn to understand customs rules, regulations and terms of trade and gain specific skills around customs procedures, classification of goods, allocating modes of transport and all relevant paper and electronic documentation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

Personal qualities

  • Good telephone manner
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Good time keeping

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English C/4 or level 2 equivalent to meet entry requirements of the apprenticeship programme.

Future prospects

The prospect of a full time position with the company on successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

Driving licence perferable, onsite parking available.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Octain Ltd are a logistics company that deal with all types of freight, both import and export.


Octain Ltd



Springfield Lyons Approach



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College


Diane Ridgley 07855701273

Full level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist Apprenticeship Standard.

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)

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