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ATA Trade Counter/Sales Apprentice- Watford WD24 4JH (MM) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Trade Counter/Sales apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. Job role is calling customers and suppliers with updates on products and inputting Business Transactions. Will lead to other office tasks

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £356.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

City Electrical Factors Ltd is a private limited company established in 1951. We are the United Kingdom’s leading Electrical Wholesale Network with almost twice as many distribution outlets as our nearest competitor.

If you are wondering “What is the next step towards a career?”

We are looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join our busy branch. After full training your role will include:

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Calling Suppliers/Customers
  • Sales Calls
  • Updating records and accounts
  • Learning all the products and keeping up to date on product knowledge
  • Inputting Business Transactions onto spreadsheets
  • Inputting data - Assisting with Sales and Operational
  • General Admin Duties
  • Serving customers on the trade counter
  • May be required to help out in the Warehouse when busy 
  • Additional responsibilities as industry knowledge grows

EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of the branch. This apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity and could lead to full time employment by the branch upon successful completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good maths and English skills
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Very good telephone manner
  • Confident with people
  • Organised 
  • Team player
  • Can follow procedures
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Polite
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking team player who is self-motivated
  • Should be well presented and operate in a clean and tidy manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Friendly
  • Polite
  • Good communicator

Desired qualifications

English and maths GCSE A*-C/9-4 or equivalent would be ideal.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

Please ensure you give as much detail as possible with your application and check your commute time/method. 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

An Apprentice Training Agency who will employ the Apprentice on behalf of this Electrical Branch. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company.




Unit 2

The Trident Centre, Imperial Way


WD24 4JH

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Additional location information

City Electrical Factors/CEF


Training provider


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


Michelle McCutcheon 07990002071

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Lv2, comprising of:

  • Level 2 NVQ
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

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