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Office Logistics Administrator Apprentice Paragon International Freight Services Ltd

We're looking for an apprentice to join the office team at Paragon International to look after the administration within the shipping and logistics department.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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 - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed during interview)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Paragon International Freight Services are a specialist in international freight forwardering, which is the process of arranging the movement of cargo on an international basis. They arrange the shipment of a wide range of goods by both sea and air.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Document production and filing
  • Answering incoming calls from customers, suppliers and freight organisations
  • Logging information into our in house software/databases
  • Preparing and sending post
  • General office duties

After training, the successful candidate will also look after:

  •  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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard working and dedicated
  • Able to tackle complex problems
  • Great communications skills
  • Able to use computer database software

Personal qualities

  • Confident speaking over the phone
  • A desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work independently

Desired qualifications

  • There are no qualifications required to apply for this post, however passing GCSE grades in English and maths would be desirable

Future prospects

For the right candidate, a full time role would be available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship course.

Things to consider

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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.

Through their many contacts across the Continent and Scandinavia they are able to provide a cost effective and efficient solution to your freight requirements and believe that, because of their diverse strengths of their personnel, they can offer both a service and rates that are normally not available from their larger competitors.


Paragon International Freight Services Ltd






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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HYA Training Ltd


Richard Chrystal 01482 211778

  • Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and English (where required or not previously achieved)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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