The successful candidate will be part of a team arranging shipments to be exported or imported for our customers. This will include but not limited to; completion of export paperwork, customs procedures, delivering the goods to the airline and making sure the airline has flown the goods to its country of destination.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We have recently set up a roadfreight division which involves organising customers goods to be shipped from UK to European countries and from Europe to uk, role to include:

  • Speaking to the hauliers
  • Speaking to the customers
  • Completion of customs paperwork
  • Supplying customers with the best rates to win the business
  • Securing future business

We also have a very busy airfreight department where the successful candidate will learn the role from team members. Role to include:

  • Arranging collection
  • Completion of export paperwork
  • Customs procedures
  • Delivering the goods to the airline
  • Making sure the airline has flown the goods to its country of destination
  • Following up with the customer to advise goods have flown or been delivered
  • Raising export or import files on the works on the computer system.

The successful candidate would be part of a team working together to keep our customers happy with their shipping requirements.

The training you will be getting

  • International Freight Forwarding Specialist Advanced Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3)
  • BTEC Intermediate Award in Multimodal International Freight Procedures.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of this apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Good Telephone Manner, Good Time Keeping, Knowledge of Excel


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

Things to consider

The successful candidate may have the opportunity to work away dependant on work load or work situation, this is only if they would like to and overtime would be allocated if this did happen. Company work clothing will be provided. Work carried out will be mainly computer based indoor work.

About the employer

Delivering worldwide logistics solutions to our customers since 1981, JAGUFS are market leaders in the world of logistics. Working in our office in Rochford with a small team of professionals, this is home to our dedicated European road freight department, but also provides airfrieght and seafrieght services, along with UK traffic.




Unit 4 Roach View Business Park

Purdeys Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Diane Ridgley



Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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