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Business & Part Loads Apprentice DFDS A/S

The role itself will be incredibly varied, ranging from being involved in highly projects, to physical work; therefore they will need to be flexible and not afraid to “role up their sleeves”.

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role itself will be incredibly varied, ranging from being involved in highly projects, to physical work; therefore they will need to be flexible and not afraid to “role up their sleeves”.

  • General customer service skills,
  • Phone Calls
  • Talking with customers and warehouse colleagues
  • Computer Work
  • Sorting Loads and Paperwork
  • Creating Bookings

Bubbly team, must have a strong personality, confidence needed
Can be intense with customer demands, good learning and development in the industry.

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

  • Business Administration Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position on completion of the apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Bubbly, Committed


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grade 4/D or Above) Desired

About the employer

DFDS provides ferry and logistics services in Europe and Turkey, generating annual revenues of DKK 17bn. Our 8,000 employees are located on ferries and in offices across 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. Our unique network of 24 ferry routes on a fixed schedule, 55 ferries, 8 port terminals, 9,000 trailer and container units, and 8,000+ local ferry and logistics experts across Europe and Turkey will secure on-time delivery, every time. At DFDS Logistics, we provide flexible, cost-efficient and on-time, door-door, full- and part-loads, ambient and temperature-controlled transport, and supply chain solutions to producers of a wide variety of consumer and industrial goods. In close partnership with retailers and manufacturers, we develop and provide performance-enhancing logistics solutions like warehousing services and just-in-time/sequence concepts. All our solutions are supported by a European network of road, rail and container carriers and DFDS’ extensive network of ferry routes, drivers, and trucks. This makes DFDS the largest company combining short sea shipping and logistics in Northern Europe.




Norfolk House

South Osborne Way, Immingham Dock


DN40 2QA

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Training provider



Louise Spring


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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