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Business Administration Apprentice R & A Logistics

The purpose of this role is to provide a wide range of administrative support for the team. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £177.97 to £351.50

    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, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice to work as an Administration Assistant in an office for a client that deals within the freight and logistics industry.

This role is ideal for someone looking for their first position within administration or customer service.

Working in a small team, you will undertake a range of duties throughout your apprenticeship:

  • Dealing with in coming calls from customers
  • Taking accurate details
  • Making out bound calls to suppliers to book drivers and then tracking the freight loads through a system and general administration
  • You will begin with smaller deliveries and then increase onto larger contracts once you gain confidence within the role

For this position you will need to have excellent IT and communications skills and feel comfortable working on different software packages. This role is full time and the company are looking for someone to develop within the role and they will consider putting the right candidate through additional training to continue development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Computer literate and knowledge of practice IT systems
  • Organised approach to work and ability to prioritise workload

Personal qualities

  • Helpful
  • Adaptable
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

Good general standard of education to GCSE level with proven ability in written English.

Future prospects

The Employer will look to retain your employment once the Apprenticeship is complete.

About the employer

R&A Logistics Ltd was founded in 2004 with an aim to provide high-reliability freight forwarding and road haulage services.

Thanks to many years of combined experience, the business has become well established within the Transport & Logistics sector and the satisfied client base is growing year-on-year.

R&A Logistics Ltd are continuing to push ahead of competition to provide the best service possible for your company needs, and have since expanded to have a dedicated operations and accounts team to fulfil this.


R & A Logistics



Heath Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Grey Seal Academy


Vicky Harrison 01773 829121

Grey Seal Academy will train you towards achieving the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard and in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable). Your training will include the following areas:

  • The organisation
  • Value of their skills
  • Stakeholders
  • Relevant regulation
  • Policies
  • Business fundamentals
  • Processes
  • External environment factors
  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management
  • Behaviours

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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