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Border Force Apprenticeships: What you need to know

Border Force Apprenticeships provide a challenging, exciting and rewarding career opportunity for school and college leavers who are looking for a credible alternative to university. The Border Force are crucial to maintaining the safety of the people in the UK and keeping the country running. Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of others? Then you’ve come to the right place.

What do Border Force Apprenticeships involve?

Border Force Apprenticeships offers you a fantastic opportunity to earn and learn whilst gaining invaluable skills, crucial work experience and a nationally recognised qualification relevant to the industry you’re working within. Through on the job training and off the job training you’ll open doors to a wealth of learning and development opportunities while being heavily involved in the challenges that the UK faces.

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What do the Border Force do?

The Border Force manages the UK border control 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They ensure that customers are checked for controlled drugs, cash, tobacco, alcohol, firearms, offensive weapons, prohibited goods, counterfeit goods and clandestine entrants. You’ll be involved in a variety of important responsibilities and tasks with roles available in the following:

  • Dover / Folkestone
  • Liverpool
  • Heathrow
  • Immingham
  • Southampton
  • Stansted
  • Portsmouth
  • Luton
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Plymouth
  • Flexistowe
  • Gatwick
  • Tilbury
  • Manchester Airport
  • Langley Postal Hub
  • (HWDC – Heathrow Worldwide)

Border Force Apprenticeships requirements

Flexibility is crucial to Border Force Apprenticeships and you’ll also need Maths and English at grade A*-D. You’ll also need to be a UK national, hold a full and valid passport, be at least 18 years old, have been a UK resident for at least 5 years and provide all the documents that the Border Force needs to complete your pre-employment screening and security clearance.

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