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Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Avon Equipment Sales

This is a great opportunity to become a trade supplier apprentice within a growing company. Duties will include working on the trade counter serving customers, ordering parts, general site maintenance. You will also be expected to use the SAGE software system, answering and making calls.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Trade Suppliers play a vital role in ensuring an efficient flow of goods and services between manufacturers and their skilled trade customer base.

Duties will include:

  • Will operate a small warehouse and trade counter, which is visited regularly by professional trade customers who have technical knowledge about what they are buying
  • Will specialise in roles in a trade business environment, which may include sales, purchasing, account management, logistics and administration
  • Will be dealing with customer sales at the trade counter and over the telephone, and will understand incoming deliveries, stock control and despatch
  • Processing customer orders and taking delivery of goods and the basic administration related to these functions
  • A key element of their role will be to have technical knowledge of the products and services offered together with the bespoke systems and equipment used in their trade business
  • Will communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers to build relationships and provide a high quality service that encourages repeat business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Numeracy and Literacy Skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication
  • Good computing skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Keen and hard working
  • Exceptional time keeping
  • Confident
  • Polite
  • Friendly
  • Courteous
  • Creative thinking
  • Independent Enquiry

Desired qualifications

  • (Some employers may ask for certain qualifications to be held. However, most companies dont require anything) Ideally English and mathematics GCSE at grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent however all shortlisted applicants will be invited to the training centre to participate in a recruitment event where Literacy and Numeracy will be assessed

Future prospects

  • Outstanding prospects for a genuine career with Avon Equipment Sales, if the candidate works hard and proves to be an asset to the company there is every possibility to progress to a full-time position

About the employer

Avon Equipment Sales based in Stratford upon Avon are one of the UK's largest plant and equipment specialists. We are your local main dealer for Wacker Neuson excavators, site dumpers and telehandlers along with Atlas Copco Construction equipment and Portable Compressors, we can offer the whole package from market leading brands. Our stock includes Excavators, Dumpers, Telehandlers, Skidsteers, Wheel Loaders, Tandem Rollers, Compaction Plates, Auger Units, Mini-Mowers, Breakers, Submersible Water Pumps plus all the accessories and attachments to suit.


Avon Equipment Sales


Unit 39a


CV37 8QR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by N V Q Training Centre


Gareth Milward

Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Learning the skills, knowledge and behaviours to be a competent Trade Supplier

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021