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ATA Apprentice Warehouse & Sales Counter Assistant - St Ives PE27 (LS) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at this Electrical Wholesalers in St Ives. The candidates will start in the Warehouse where they will learn all aspects of Warehouse management, they will then move onto the Trade counter sales and then into the Sales office.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £250.00 - £334.00

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm Monday to Friday 40hrs

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

GDA Electrical Wholesaler is an independently owned and established 2017. Supplying a wide range of electrical products and services to electrical contractors, installers, facilities managers, commercial, industrial users and public.

​We are able to help with lighting designs, fire alarm designs, tool hire, calibration and offer out of hours collections.

The Apprentice  will work in a small team within this electrical wholesale branch. After full training given your responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients) as well as in store transfers, stock control, picking and packing, recycling and completing the paperwork associated with a busy Warehouse.
  • Trade Counter sales - taking payment, processing orders, looking up items on the computer system, dealing wtih customer queries
  • Answering the telephone to both customers and suppliers.

As an Apprentice EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of this Branch.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Maths and English skills (must have GCSE A*-C or equivalent in both)
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • Can follow procedure
  • Flexible and willing to take on new roles and challenges
  • Confident
  • Good time keeping
  • Working within deadlines
  • An ability to prioritise your workload
  • Can work within a team

Personal qualities

  • Smart appearance
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Must desire to "get on" in the business

Desired qualifications

English and Maths GCSE 4/C or above or equivalent is essential.


Future prospects

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Please ensure you give as much detail as possible with your application and check your commute time/method. Applications must be completed in full with Education/Grades and all questions answered.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (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.




1-2 Joiners Court

Nuffield Road


PE27 3LX

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Additional location information

GDA Electrical - UNIT 5 Joiners court, Nuffield Road.


Training provider


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


Louise Sugars 07721239906

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship at Level 2, which includes the following elements

  • Competence and Knowledge based qualification in Trade Supplier at Level 2 
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • End Point Assessment - FInal exam, observation and discussion

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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