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Transport Administration Apprentice AMERICOLD WHITCHURCH LTD

Americold offer the largest inter-connected temperature controlled supply chain in the world. We are looking for an enthusiastic Business Administration apprentice to join a friendly team and grow within this large and well established business.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will be perfect for somebody looking to join a team and grow within the company, a can do attitude is a must and a willingness to take any challenge thrown at you to make it your own and develop whilst being trained and gaining a relevant qualification.

Duties will include:

  • System administration including job creation and amendments
  • Answering all enquiries in a timely manner via email, telephone
  • Transport administration and filing
  • Traffic desk support
  • Communication with drivers and external customers
  • Building relationships with internal customers
  • Upkeep of management reports

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills – written, email, phone, face-to-face
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, high pressured Enthusiastic. Assertive. Fair. Confident.
  • Competent computer skills and willingness to learn and improve skills as necessary

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Organised
  • Have the ability to work without direct supervision and determine own workload priorities (although support will be given initially)
  • Be able to communicate effectively with other team members, in a pleasant and articulate manner

Desired qualifications

  • The successful candidate should have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C/4 or above with mathematics and English inclusive

Future prospects

  • Opportunity to be offered a full-time role at Americold and further training opportunities upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • This vacancy is being managed by SBC Training on behalf of this company
  • By submitting your application, you are consenting to allow SBC Training and the employer to contact you in connection with your application. Your details will not be shared with third parties

About the employer

The facility, based in Whitchurch, Shropshire, operates from a purpose-built 35-acre site and offers 197,000 pallet spaces of multi-temperature storage. Established in 1941, the company is today a leading provider of cold storage and logistics services to the food industry with a particular expertise in the dairy and meat sectors.




Whitchurch Business Park, Shakespeare Way


SY13 1LJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SBC Training Limited


Colin Preece 01743454810

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprentices will gain experience in managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours – Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests
  • End point assessment - The End Point Assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests as well as a professional dialogue and interview

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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