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General Office Apprentice Paragon International Freight Services Ltd

Paragon International Freight Services are an independent and privately owned international transport company boasting over one hundred years’ experience in the business aiming to offer a personal and reliable service to companies involved in all aspects of international trade. You will work towards a Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 02 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001734255

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties would include:

  • Electronic and manual filing
  • Answering the telephone
  • Logging information into our in-house software
  • Preparing and sending post
  • General office duties

As the role progresses you will be able to do:

  • Obtain costs and quote clients for their shipping needs
  • Prepare instructions to subcontractors to move cargo
  • Follow up shipments to ensure that they are both collected and delivered as planned and expected
  • Speak with potential clients with a view to being entrusted with future shipments for their companies

This is an excellent opportunity to start a career within the shipping industry and does have excellent progression routes.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Computer literate
  • Have strong numeracy and literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Good attention to details
  • Be keen to work and learn new skills
  • Be focused and proactive
  • High level of accuracy
  • Ability to follow instructions

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Excellent future prospects for the right candidate upon completion.


About the employer

Paragon International Freight Services are an independent and privately owned international transport company boasting over one hundred years experience in the business aiming to offer a personal and reliable service to companies involved in all aspects of international trade.

Employer

Paragon International Freight Services Ltd

Address

151-153

Wincolmlee

Hull

HU2 0HD

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Training

Training provider

MCARTHUR DEAN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by McArthur Dean Training Ltd

Contact

Julie Curtis 01482 307365 julie@mcarthurdean.co.uk

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • One to one Tutor Assessor support in the workplace
  • Attending weekly classes covering Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity and working towards completing the EPA

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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