Counter / Yard Assistant Apprentice David Cover & Son Ltd

If you are motivated and ambitious then Covers will provide you with the tools and training that you need to start your career. Duties to include serving customers, loading and unloading vehicles and learning about our vast product range.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours a week, Hours of work range from Monday to Friday from 07.30am to 16.30pm with an hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

In this role as Counter / Yard Assistant Apprentice your roles and responsibilities are:

  • Serving customers
  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Understanding customer's needs
  • Communicating with customers
  • Completing transactions through the point of sale system
  • Ensuring that stock areas are kept replenished 
  • Assisting with the loading of vehicles

During this one year apprenticeship you will learn all areas of our business including the counter and the yard. Applicants must have good customer service skills and work well as part of a team.

The successful applicant will also undertake an NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service whilst undertaking their normal duties. You will also have the opportunity to undertake other training including product knowledge modules and forklift training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Good level of customer service skills
  • Cash handling

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Confident
  • Efficient
  • Willingness to learn

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications.

Future prospects

Opportunity to apply for any positions within the Covers Group.

Things to consider

40 hours a week, Hours of work range from Monday to Friday from 07.30am to 16.30pm with an hour for lunch. Covers is a builders merchants so is a dirty environment.

About the employer

Established in the South for 160 years, Covers is a family owned Timber and Builders Merchants, operating from 13 sites.


David Cover & Son Ltd


73-81 Belgrave Road


SO17 3AN

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Training provider

Induction.  Product Training. Sales Training. Systems Training. Forklift Training

Smart Training and Recruitment to deliver the full Customer Service Apprenticeship Level 2 framework to include Technical Certificate, ERR and Functional Skills in Maths and English as required.

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Smart Training & Recruitment

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017