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Apprentice Internal Sales & Warehouse Assistant - Loughborough, LE11 (MM) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Sales & Warehouse Assistant required for a leading electrical wholesaler. The candidate will cover all aspects of the business moving up to Sales Account Manager. The Candidate will start in the warehouse and then move into all other areas of the business (Sales, Customer Service, Business Admin).

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £356.00

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Established in 1951, CEF is privately owned and is a global business and is a leading supplier of electrical products and services for professional buyers and installers. We operate across the UK via a national network of stores and online via

CEF has over 390 stores in the UK, our culture wherever possible is to promote from within, therefore career progression opportunities are available to everyone who joins the company. 

We are recruiting for a stores assistant role with a view to promotion to sales account manager in 2-3 years. The apprenticeship role will be a great way to learn about the company, our work ethics, the structure of the business and the way that the business works on a daily basis.  The entire senior management team of the company all started their careers on the shop floor and are testament to the core company values of guiding, training and promoting good people.

The Sales/Stores Assistant role includes:

  • generating and increasing sales through serving customers on the trade counter, as well as over the telephone
  • preparing customer quotations
  • purchase ordering
  • supplier negotiation
  • Warehouse duties including, picking customer orders, plus goods in / out responsibilities and deliveries to customers

The right candidate will show initiative to take on challenges, an attitude to do better every day and a hunger to develop a career in an extremely rewarding industry.

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 then this is the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good maths and English Skills
  • Confident with people
  • Team Player

Personal qualities

  • Hard working team player who is self-motivated
  • Should be well presented and operate in a clean and tidy manner
  • Smart Appearance
  • Can Follow Procedures
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Polite
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to Learn

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE 4/C or above or equivalent is preferred

Future prospects

Excellent opportunity for the right person upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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About the employer

As an Apprentice, EDA Learning and Development Ltd, the Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) will employ the successful candidate on behalf of this branch.




Unit 9

Belton Road West


LE11 5TR

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Additional location information

City Electrical Factors


Training provider


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


Michelle McCutcheon 07990 002071

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Lv2, comprising of:

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams. The vocational training and assessment is 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 is 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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