Ocean Freight Forwarding Apprentice MAPCARGO LOGISTICS LLP

Mapcargo are excited to offer the opportunity of an International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship. You will experience all aspects of Ocean forwarding within a globally established network, providing services to a wide variety of industries. In addition, build a successful career in a diverse and flourishing industry.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.30hrs

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255036

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Mapcargo are excited to offer the opportunity of an International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship. You will experience all aspects of Ocean forwarding within a globally established network, providing services to a wide variety of industries. In addition, build a successful career in a diverse and flourishing industry. 

Our people are at the centre of our success, playing a vital role in the company’s continued growth. Come and join our team of vibrant individuals, all working together towards the same goal.

The successful applicant would receive practical experience gaining in depth knowledge in each area. There will be a strong focus on customs processes.

  • Ocean operational movements both import
  • Customer service, communication via emails, phones and teams with customers, airlines, agents and suppliers
  • Customs clearance- understanding customs control and procedures
  • Arrange collection and deliveries for import shipments
  • Quoting customers and agents
  • Financial costings and awareness
  • Admin including invoicing and ensuring supplier costs are correct
  • Specialised logistics within aviation, film, time critical, sports and automotive.
  • IT- Full training provided on our in-house, HMRC/ Customs system
  • Monitoring and tracking via websites

Please be advised the successful candidate will need to travel to the LHP branch for Exports training.

The training you will be getting

On the job training delivered by the employer towards the International freight forwarding specialist (Level 3) apprenticeship

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and mathematics minimum requirement is Entry Level 3.

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 6 hours off the job training activities.
Quarterly formal progress review meetings, identifying learning achievements and next steps.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successful completion of the apprenticeship, we would consider a permanent role within the company for the right candidate. This will most likely be in our Ocean Import office.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Positive attitude, Willingness to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please be advised the successful candidate will need to travel to the LHR branch to complete all Export training.

About the employer

Mapcargo Global Logistics are excited to offer the opportunity of an International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship. Experience all aspects of Freight Forwarding within a globally established network, providing services to a wide spectrum of industries. Building towards a successful career in a diverse & prosperous industry. As one of the largest privately owned UK integrated logistics companies, Mapcargo Global Logistics is still growing and since 1990 have given our clients a personal service. Mapcargo are non-asset based. That means we do not own aircraft, ships, trains, or many trucks. Non-asset based gives us total flexibility to select best in class carriers, anywhere in the world. We provide specialised services globally through Air and Ocean transport logistics to key industries including Time Critical, Aviation, Film, Sports and Automotive.

Employer

MAPCARGO LOGISTICS LLP

Address

11A High Street

Totton

Southampton

SO40 9HL

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Training

Training provider

SEETEC BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE LIMITED

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

Contact

Kayleigh Byner

kayleigh.byner@seetec.co.uk

07732691597

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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