Apprentice Transport Administrator/Planner BRETT AGGREGATES LIMITED

Do you want to earn a salary while you gain experience and a qualification? We are currently recruiting for an apprentice transport administrator who will support the administration function of the transport department. You will also support the planning team in improving the efficiency of the South and LHC fleet and drivers.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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, 8:00am - 5:00pm 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will support in managing the day to day deliveries of the internal and external fleets ensuring that agreed levels of customer service are met.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • To carry out any allocated admin tasks accurately and efficiently as required
  • To support the planning team to continually monitor, evaluate and improve fleet efficiency
  • Maintain and continually improve customer    service culture
  • To maintain safety, health and the environment
  • Strive for excellence in promoting the Brett Brand                                                   

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

For this apprenticeship standard, learners will have the opportunity to focus on the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the standard that will allow for good business acumen, decision making and the understanding of tools and techniques in relation to time and project management. The completion of this apprenticeship standard will require monthly training visits from a qualified IPS trainer to help support the apprentice. This will allow them to develop skills and progress the building of the apprentice portfolio to prepare the learner for End Point Assessment.

Delivery is primarily carried out through remote visits, but the trainer will visit the learner’s workplace quarterly and at the start of training to allow for a good working relationship between all parties for smooth delivery of the standard. Upon successful completion, the learner will achieve the Level 3 Business Administrator Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you may be offered a position in administration within the company with the progression into transport planning and transport management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Reliable, Motivated


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and ICT (Grade 4 and above) Essential
Other IS System Training (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

This apprenticeship has a 18 month duration and will include a mix of working and studying. The successful candidate(s) are expected to complete the full programme for the entire duration. Enrolment onto your apprenticeship programme is subject to prior attainment checks, and your Personal Learning Record will be reviewed upon successful appointment. We are also obligated to follow the guidelines around eligibility, set out by the government apprenticeship funding rules.

About the employer

Brett Aggregates is the largest independent producer of sand and gravel in the UK with quarry, marine dredged aggregates and coated Roadstone operations serving London, the East and South East of England. Products and services include; sand, gravel, asphalt, landfill, Muck Away, marine aggregate dredging, recycling, IBA and specialist aggregates.




Brett House

Bysing Wood Road


ME13 7UD

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Training provider



Mandy Rai


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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