Warehouse Apprentice Trade Carpet London Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person who is willing to learn to join our team. The role will require you to manage the stock levels of carpet and accessories within the Warehouse, ensuring required stock levels are maintained as well as making sure there is required space for stock to be housed

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday – 8am until 4pm Weekly Rotating - 9am until 5pm Saturdays 8.30 until 2pm 40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Processing orders via email, telephone and face to face point of contact
  • generate invoices
  • prepare fitters plans
  • Raise orders for stock
  • Maintain stock levels within the warehouse at required levels.
  • Taking deliveries and issuing of materials on a daily basis
  • Keeping the warehouse clear and tidy (general housekeeping)
  • Inventory management and stock control.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding delivery dates and times
  • Provide out of stock information to stores and customers
  • Effective and efficient call handling from new and existing customers
  • Liaising and working vigilantly with the sales team to ensure a smooth running of all operations.
  • Effective handling of complaints / issues with customers, in a positive manner.
  • Attention to detail
  • Numerical skills
  • Good written and verbal language skills
  • Resilience and the ability to work under pressure
  • Organisational skills
  • Contribute to ongoing process improvements by identifying opportunities to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency
  • Product knowledge (full training to be given)
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service and telephone manners
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own
  • Be willing to learn and progress within the job role 

Qualifications required

Maths and English Essential 

Future prospects

progress with business

About the employer

Trade Carpet London Ltd are the south London based independent wholesaler distributing flooring to retailers and contractors all over London and the south east


Trade Carpet London Ltd





SW17 0BQ

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Training provider

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative level 2 - Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Logistics and Supply Chain > Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intec Business Colleges


Kerrie Burden 01788514276 kerrie.burden@getoncourse.net

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017