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Trade Supplier/Parts Apprentice Malpas Tractors

You will be working towards a recognised qualification, in which you will be expected to attend college on block release. You will be working for Malpas Tractors and working with other machines to support both the customer base and engineers in the workshop. You will be communicating with customers daily.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00. Hours are worked out according to a department rota, but there will be the expectation of varying hours, and also overtime. During harvest, rotas may include weekend work and evening work up to 19:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Checking incoming goods
  • Administration of purchased goods
  • Answering incoming phone calls
  • Customer facing sales
  • Support customers and workshop staff with parts identification
  • Supply parts to workshop staff
  • Order parts to fulfil orders as required
  • Keep warehouse and retail area clean and tidy
  • Help to complete annual stock take
  • Load/unload parts deliveries
  • Parts supply to retail customers
  • Order parts from other suppliers
  • Stock checking
  • Sales promotion
  • Organise and promote shop area
  • Customer promotion of seasonal products
  • Harvest cover of parts to customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good telephone manner and skills
  • IT literate
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work under pressure during busy periods
  • Ability to deal with customer enquiries

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Keen to learn
  • Team player
  • Willingness to help others and be responsible for own work

Desired qualifications

The entry requirements for this programme are – GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferable, however not essential as functional skills are offered to upskill as part of the programme.

Future prospects

Malpas Tractors offers excellent career prospects and is keen to find someone who is motivated and keen to learn. There will be the opportunity of a permanent job on completion of the Apprenticeship, with career development opportunities for the right person.

Things to consider

Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 

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About the employer

To work in busy Agricultural industry supplying a range of tractor and other machine parts.


Malpas Tractors


1 Capenhurst Lane




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College


Christine Middleton

Level 2 Trade Supplier apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The employer will give guidance and support throughout.

Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period.

Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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