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Transport Business Administration Apprentice HARROWDEN TURF LTD

Starting Off are delighted to be working with the largest grower and distributor of turf in the UK. Turf is grown at the two farms located in Norfolk and Lancashire. From there it is harvested and despatched for next day delivery across the UK. Our client has an in-house fleet of 15 lorries and utilises external haulage and pallet networks.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

    Yearly wage can increase up to £13,000 per annum

  • Working week

    08:30 to 17:00 Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000052044

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work in a lively and friendly multi-functional office.
  • Liaise with different departments including Customer Service, IT & Accounts
  • Use IT to provide admin solutions to the transport department.
  • Complete general office admin duties
  • Training in all aspects of the transport function including routing, servicing & costings.
  • Training within the wider group to assist when needed in all departments.
  • Project work.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Business Administration Level 3
  • 4 weekly one to one sessions
  • 12 weekly monitory visits
  • Online Resource / VEL
  • Tutor Access

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility to progress within the business upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Turf is grown at the two farms located in Norfolk and Lancashire. From there it is harvested and despatched for next day delivery across the UK. On busy days over the Spring and Summer the Feltwell harvest team can harvest up to 50-70,000m² in a day, with 60 - 90 lorries leaving the sites. Our client has an in-house fleet of 15 lorries and utilises external haulage and pallet networks.

Employer

HARROWDEN TURF LTD

Address

COLPMANS FARM

ISLIP

KETTERING

NN14 3LT

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Training

Training provider

STARTING OFF LIMITED

Contact

Charlotte Berridge

Charlotte.Berridge@startingoff.co.uk

01604622855

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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