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Apprentice International Freight Specialist A A I International

The position will be to teach the handling, control and management of inbound and outbound movements of freight worldwide. The successful candidate will also be trained in the use of the HMCE Import and export clearance system.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 to Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include but not be limited to:

  • Working within an Import operation department, handling all documentation requirement
  • Working on our internal operating system, involving loading files and client information, and generally managing arriving shipments to final delivery
  • Develop a full understanding of the complex documentation requirements of international trade
  • Interfacing with clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate, understanding of excel an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Out going individual able to work within a team
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Common sense
  • Able to communicate effectivley

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

All our senior managers and owners started in the business exactly in this fashion.

The prospects for development into other sectors are truly dependant on the individual, but opportunities are vast for progression and financial rewards.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

AAI operate on a global scale, providing clients with a true one-stop alternative for all their transportation requirements.

We have been in operation since 1989 and continue to work hard in catering for our clients ever changing requirements and demands.

AAI is a third-party logistics company, managing the transportation of goods by Sea, Air and road, to and from worldwide markets on a daily basis.


A A I International



Sylvan Way


SS15 6TU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College


Diane Ridgley 07855701273

Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist Apprenticeship Programme

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)

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