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Apprentice Customer Service Administrator Orchid Transport Services

The suitable candidate will provide Customer Service and Administrative support for the Orchid Transport office.

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Closing date: 21 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Hours of Work: 09:00-17:00 including 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Use of Word Processing and Spreadsheet software, E-Mail and Internet to produce letters, files and reports as directed.
  • Research, collate and report information.
  • Update and maintain records as directed.
  • Participate in team briefings.
  • Assist in resolution of customer issues with understanding of customer perspective.
  • Make, receive and route telephone calls as required.
  • Liaise with colleagues to exchange and advise information.
  • Respond to questions and requests for information within the remit of the role.
  • Understand the impact of company business policy and practice on customers, suppliers & colleagues.
  • Operate office equipment; printers and photocopiers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Positive response to on-the-job training.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Customer Service skills including confident with the telephone
  • Competence in English and Maths at GCSE standard.
  • IT literacy with working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and also work within the team.
  • Professional appearance

Personal qualities

  • Work as part of the team 
  • Good communication Skills 
  • Be willing to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Ideally, 5 GCSE’s, must include English & maths – Grade 4/C or equivalent for English

Future prospects

May lead to a permanent position upon successful completion of training

About the employer

Orchid are a transport management company specialising in full container load transport and distribution. We make considerable use of rail as appropriate and have committed rail space to and from the West Midlands. Our vehicles can be deployed across the U.K. from serviced ports.


Orchid Transport Services


Unit C

14 Holy Farm Business P



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Coventry And Warwickshire Chambers Of Commerce Training Limited


Adele Wheatley 02476231122

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • ERR - Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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