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ATA Warehouse and Trade Counter Sales Apprentice - Tewkesbury GL20 (MM) Edmundson Electrical Ltd

We are looking for a Warehouse and Trade Counter Sales Apprentice for our business. We are a leading electrical wholesaler in Tewkesbury. The candidate will start in the warehouse and then progress into all other areas of the business including working with customers on the trade counter and supporting the sales office team.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £214.00 - £410.00

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001763686

  • Positions

    1 available

If you are wondering “What is the next step towards a career?” working for Edmundson Electrical Limited could be the answer. We serve the country from over 250 locations, each carrying a comprehensive stock and run by friendly, experienced and highly motivated staff. All branches are managed by entrepreneurial-minded people who enjoy working with full operational freedom and sharing in the rewards of their success.

Our busy Lockwell Tewkesbury branch is looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join their branch team. An efficient, well organised trade counter, warehouse and customer support service are pivotal for ensuring we provide the exceptional customer service our clients know us for.

 After full training, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Goods in/Goods out
  • Trade counter sales and order - dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Taking payments and dealing with enquiries
  • Answering the phone to customers, suppliers and other branches
  • Sales office - basic admin, processing orders and sales calls

This is an exciting progression role where you will start in the warehouse and then move into all the other areas of the business. As an apprentice, EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of the branch. If you are looking for a job and qualification that will provide you with a valuable foundation for your future and excellent career prospects, then this is the role for you.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to follow business procedures
  • Efficient

Personal qualities

  • Should be well presented and operate in a clean/tidy manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Friendly
  • Polite
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to learn
  • Confident with people
  • Hardworking individual who is self-motivated
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) is essential

Future prospects

Possible full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

The Trade Supplier Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity and could one day lead to the following roles within the organisation: Team Leader, Section Supervisor, Branch Manager.


About the employer

Edmundson Electrical Ltd is a privately held electrical distribution company headquartered in Knutsford, Cheshire, incorporated in 1991. It is the largest electrical distributor in the United Kingdom and serves both to the trade and to the public from over 300 locations. The company also serves Ireland through a subsidiary, EWL Electric Ltd, as well as through mainland Europe via its sister company, Vink Holdings.

We serve the country from over 250 locations, each carrying a comprehensive stock and run by friendly, experienced and highly motivated staff. We value each customer, regardless of size, and are committed to provide a comprehensive, unrivalled service and attention to quality.

Our customer base includes the following sectors: electrical contractors & engineers, industrial companies, facilities management, government agencies, local authorities, power generation, utilities, construction, panel builders, oil, gas, petrochemical, export markets, food industries, hotels/leisure, retail, air conditioning, heating & ventilation, refrigeration, security and fire prevention.

Employer

Edmundson Electrical Ltd

Address

New Challenge House

International Drive

Tewkesbury Business Park

Tewkesbury

GL20 8UQ

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Additional location information

Lockwell Electrical

Training

Training provider

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Contact

Michelle McCutcheon 07990002071 michelle@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Lv2, consisting of the following elements:

  • Competence/Knowledge based qualification in Trade Supplier at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths/English
  • End point Assessment - Final Exam, Discussion & Observation

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams. The vocational training and assessment are conducted, more often than not, on site according to the employers wishes. Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit. Training and assessment are conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner.

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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