International Freight Forwarding

Apprenticeship Level 3

International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship
International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship

International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship

Designed for those who manage international freight trade

This Apprenticeship is for International Freight Forwarding Specialists who are employed within the Air, Road or Ocean pathways to ensure that the company they work for, and their clients remain compliant with all applicable customs, import and export laws and regulations. 

Key responsibilities could include a variety of tasks on a daily basis such as shipment bookings; creating the appropriate documents; liaison with carriers; ports and handling agents; transport requirements; sales quotations; invoicing; financial procedures.

Course breakdown

Overview of Programme

Listed are examples of what the International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship may include:

International Freight Movement

Customs procedures

Business finance and freight costing

Customer service

Specific pathway choice of Air, Ocean or Road

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

On the job skills

That pay back

By completing the Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship, you will be developing a specific skill set and gaining the knowledge needed to succeed in the Apprenticeship and job role. 

Here is a selection of some of the skills, knowledge and behaviours the Apprentice will acquire when completing the Apprenticeship.

Download our programme to find the full list and more information about this Apprenticeship.

Skills gained

Behaviours developed

Key Information

Duration of Programme: 24 Months 

Programme Value: £9,000 (funded by Levy or Government funding depending on company size)

Qualifications Gained: L3 Standard in International Freight Forwarding, BTEC Intermediate Award in Customs Export and Import Procedures, L2 Functional Skills in maths and English (unless exempt with recognised prior learning)

To find out more about the Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship, you can download our programme PDF.

You can find out more information on Apprenticeship Standards on the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education website.