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Trade Supplier apprentice (Washington NE37) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

An Trade Supplier Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. The candidate will start in the Warehouse and learn all the products and the warehouse management and then move onto Sales Counter and Sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    16/17 year olds will receive £5 per hour

    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 to Friday 8am to 5pm 40hrs (with 1hrs Lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067630

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

City Electrical Factors - It all started on the 16th July 1951
From humble beginnings and a single store based in Coventry back in 1951 City Electrical Factors has grown at a sustained and impressive rate where we now have 400 outlets throughout the United Kingdom.

What is an Electrical Wholesaler?

Electrical wholesalers sell the products we all use in our homes, businesses, entertainment venues, cafes that give us access to electricity – from lighting our homes through to floodlighting a football match, from recharging a mobile phone to recharging an electric vehicle. The products you will be working with are used in domestic, industrial, and commercial settings, and are installed by contractors and electricians.

 

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

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and Packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Trade Counter
  • Sales Calls
  • Processing orders
  • Administration
  • Answering the telephone
  • Some heavy lifting will be involved with loading and unloading the vans

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Completing a Trade Supply Apprenticeship Lv2, consisting of:

Knowledge and Competence qualification in Trade Supplier at Level 2
Functional Skills in maths and English if required
End point assessment - Final test and observation.
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.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunities that could arise after the apprenticeship are:

Sales Team Member

Counter Sales

Warehouse Supervisor

Sales Rep


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Timekeeping, Enthusiasm, Keen to work and study

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure you have looked at the travel time to the location and worked out the form of transport you will be taking. Please be aware that there is studying involved but in work time only.

About the employer

This is Electrical Wholesalers are looking for you to join our friendly team as an Apprentice.

Employer

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

Unit 3B District 10, Glover Industrial Estate, Spire Road, Washington

NE37 3ES

Contact

Louise Sugars

louise@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

07721239906

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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