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Business Administration Apprentice SUREFREIGHT (INTERNATIONAL) LIMITED

Based close to Bury town-centre, this is an opportunity to join a small and supportive team in an interesting and varied administration role which would be ideally suited to someone who has previously had some work experience in an office or other setting.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    9.00am-5:30pm Monday - Friday with 1 hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001745610

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Contributing the smooth day-to-day running of the office
  • Taking orders from customers and booking them onto the internal system
  • Checking different transport options to ensure customer requirement can be fulfilled
  • Responding to email enquiries
  • Liaising with drivers and customers regarding route planning
  • Confirming delivery times
  • Providing timely updates for customers and keeping them informed of the progress of their jobs
  • General admin including filing, scanning, photocopying, post
  • Assisting senior management with specific projects as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be comfortable to speak to customers over the phone
  • Well organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Some previous work experience would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Punctual & reliable
  • Positive attitude and willing to learn
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ambitious and wants to progress

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE’s grade C/4 or equivalent
  • Good computer skills are essential although full training will be provided on internal systems
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel would be an advantage although full training will be provided

Future prospects

There is genuine scope for fast-track progression into senior level roles with this company.

Things to consider

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

A Freight Forwarding company based in Bury. Working within a small but very supportive team with the opportunity for long-term career progression.

Employer

SUREFREIGHT (INTERNATIONAL) LIMITED

Address

Derwent House 1st Flr

Waterfold Business Park

Bury

BL9 7BR

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Training

Training provider

BURY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • College attendance is not currently required for this apprenticeship but that may be subject to change in the future

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Nov 2021