Business Administration Apprentice SHIRLEY TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS LIMITED

The apprentice(s) will play a key role in ensuring the business meets its key goals and targets. They will be trained to identify new customer opportunities, how to communicate with suppliers and customers, new and existing, by email and phone, and how to record keep and use specialised transport software.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Plus Sales Commission

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 5.00pm (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful applicant will be trained in all aspects of transport, and pricing loads. Duties include:

  • Answering phone calls to customers and dealing with queries
  • Outgoing sales calls
  • Preparing quotations for customers
  • Supporting with admin for the sales team
  • Updating CRM with customer contact Stock Management

The training you will be getting

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3
  • Relevant workplace training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full time role will be available to the successful candidate at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, IT skills, Number skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

How will you travel to work?

About the employer

Provider of dedicated and same day transport, predominately UK. All B2B. Transport Broker (Freight Forwarder) with a strong focus on service and quality, priding ourselves on quick response times and excellent communication.




Newmarket 1, Centrix

Keys Business Village

Keys Park Road,

WS12 2HA

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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

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

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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