Ensure timely and accurate movement of freight and information, while providing exceptional customer service. Expeditors is a Fortune 500 global logistics company offering highly optimised and customised supply chain solutions. We are a service based company offering a highly flexible approach to supply chain management.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00m - 5.30pm with one hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Customs Brokerage role:

  • Accurate and timely data entry through Expeditors software
  • Receive and prepare Customs Declarations documents
  • Update clearance status in a timely manner to customers
  • Adherence to procedures and productivity standards and ensure smooth flow of
  • Continuous self-development by attending training classes and accumulate required number of training hours

Personal Development:

  • Meets company standards of 52 hours training per year per employee
  • Keep on track with all Apprenticeship assignments
  • Attend training classes when required
  • Complete mandatory training when required

The training you will be getting

  • A fully embedded induction programme delivered by the employer and Seetec Outsource Training and Skills
  • An initial assessment of your skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to develop and enhance your career and personal progression
  • In line with the with functional skills requirements set by the standard, (where applicable), we will analyse and continuously develop English and Mathematics
  • On the job training delivered by the employer

Allocation of an apprenticeship delivery coach who will carry out:

  • Regular training
  • Assessment and support visits to ensure you acquire new learning, knowledge skills and behaviours in order to progress and develop
  • Identify, track and support 20% off the job training activities
  • Quarterly formal progress review meetings, identifying learning achievements and next steps
  • Individual learning plan - this will be used as part of a professional discussion during your reflective progress review meeting and track the 20% off the job training progress
  • A journey of learning activities over the length of the apprenticeship programme
  • Access to on-line learning and an e-portfolio where you will be able to gather evidence to demonstrate your performance ensuring your apprenticeship - this evidence can be used to towards your end point assessment

End point assessment - this takes place at the end of the apprenticeship to ensure you have developed the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for the job role. This may consist of at least 3-4 of the below activities:

  • Professional discussion
  • Observation
  • Portfolio of evidence, apprentice showcase
  • Research project
  • Multi-choice knowledge test
  • Work based project
  • Presentation
  • Competency based interview

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Continued professional development, advancement to agent role and beyond.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade A - C or Grade 4 - 9) Desired

About the employer

Company overview Expeditors is a Fortune 500 global logistics company offering highly optimised and customised supply chain solutions. We are a service based company offering a highly flexible approach to supply chain management. At the core of our cultural philosophy is a mission to exceed customers’ expectations through excellence in our service. We offer apprenticeships in International Trade and Logistics. Through this apprenticeship you will gain a rounded understanding of the freight forwarding industry setting you up for a long lasting career.




Unit 2, 62 Mosley Road

Trafford Park


M17 1NB

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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

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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