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Send me your CV and I will forward to suitable employers who have opportunities.

Carl Hobbis
Training Development Manager
07595 455877 or email c.hobbis@bifa.org

BIFA does not manage the apprenticeship programme, so you will need an ATA to do this for you.

Apprentice Training Providers (ATAs)

The companies detailed below are delivering the International Freight Forwarding standard and they all have good UK coverage, irrespective of their location. In addition, they are also embedding our one-day Introduction course and our BTEC Customs qualification into their programmes. Some may be able to help with recruitment and any questions you may have regarding funding as well.

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Ceri Tranter

Outsource Training and Development
T: 08455 199 455
E: apprenticeships@outsourcetraining.org

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James Billingham

Logistics Skills Alliance c/o West Thames College
T: 0208 326 2150
E: james.billingham@lsa-skills.co.uk

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Jason Lam

SR Education
T: 0194920976
E: J.Lam@sreducation.co.uk

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Debbie Shandley

The Real Apprenticeship Company
T: 01926 298024
E: bifa@thereal.company

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Stuart McDonagh

Merlin Supply Chain Solutions
T: 01536 533533
E: stuart.mcdonagh@merlinsupplychain.com

Are you looking for an apprenticeship?

One of the big attractions of choosing a career in Freight Forwarding is the different pathways that your career could take you. Here you can read a range of case studies from established BIFA Members supporting this. You can also see top tips from existing apprentices as to why you should consider it.

Industry Insights from apprentices

I really enjoy working in this industry. There are a lot of things to learn, and i for one, thrive off that. I can see myself working in logistics for many years to come.

Jack

What I love is that you never know what you’re going to get, every shipment is different and you don’t know what it’ll be until you open your emails in the morning. Every day is a learning curve.

Lizzy

Industry Insights from employers

Apprentices bring a fresh perspective that isn’t bound by industry preconception, and that, applied with the right attitude, enables you to train and invest in an individual who fits to your business’s needs, culture and requirements.

Adam Williams, Commercial Director, Maltacourt

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