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Apprentice - IAG Cargo Operations

  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Careers Site Category:
    Emerging Talent
  • Location:
    IAG Cargo, London
  • Working Pattern:
    Fixed Term Full Time
  • Closing Date:
    9 September 2017
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We don’t just take people to different parts of the world, we also transport thousands of items every day – everything from live animals to medical supplies. On this apprenticeship, you’ll experience a series of rotations where you’ll help to make sure that everything’s handled properly and gets to where it’s meant to be on time, every time. In short, you’ll be at the centre of a fast-moving global logistics operation, helping to build the reputation of a well-known brand.

You’ll build your knowledge and skills in a variety of roles and teams, from the warehouse to our head office, giving you a wider understanding of our cargo operations. As well as liaising with colleagues and customers, you’ll have the chance to gain real experience, handling the freight and using a variety of systems, all the while making sure that you work safely and securely. In addition to learning from some of our most experienced people, you’ll enjoy extensive training and support.

It all adds up to a challenging and rewarding apprenticeship that will give you all tools you need to gain a NVQ Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage in your first year

At a glance

 

Length of programme

 2 years

 

Qualification

Year 1: NVQ Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage

Year 2: NVQ Level 3 in Warehousing and Storage; Advanced Apprenticeship equivalent to 2 A level passes

 

The Role

 

  • Send, receive and inspect customers’ freight

  • Work with people from different departments across our business

  • Operate a variety of systems, inputting data

  • Have the scope to identify and suggest improvements

  • Gain broad experience, skills and knowledge through on - the - job learning and formal training

  • Learn our health, safety and security standards inside out so you follow them in every job you do.

 

What we look for

 

  • 5 GCSEs A*-C or equivalent, including English and Maths

  • Confidence working with a variety of IT systems

  • A good team player with effective communication skills

  • Self - motivation to work under pressure and prioritise

  • Logical problem-solving skills

  • A strong organiser with keen attention to detail

  • A positive attitude and commitment to customer service

 

What our people say about the programme

 

"I’d tried a number of different jobs – I trained in hotel management, and tried property management and IT services. When I heard about the apprenticeship, I thought it would be a good opportunity to break into the aviation industry. And the fact that there were several options to move around and try new things once you're in the business appealed to me."

"At the moment I work in the warehouse, which involves building and breaking freight, taking freight in, sending it out and using a forklift to move it. At the same time, I also have the chance to get involved in various volunteering events and apprentice projects."

"It’s very busy, so the shifts go extremely quickly. It’s actually quite tiring too, so I look forward to the rest days. But it’s the people I work with who make it so special. There’s a good sense of support and they’re a good laugh, too."

 

How to apply

 
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Location
IAG Cargo, London
New Business Centre - Cargo, Sealand Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom, TW6 3FD
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