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Trade Supplier Apprentice (Hexham NE46) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at this Electrical Wholesalers in Hexham. The candidate will start in the Warehouse and move to the Trade counter serving customers and then onto the Sales office. We are looking for a candidate who wants to progress in the business and make a career.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Candidates who are 16/17yrs 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 - 5pm with 1hr lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Trade Supplier Apprenticeship

Location: Hexham

Company Description:


City Electrical Factors 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.

Summary of the Apprenticeship Role

As a Trade Supplier Apprentice, you will be working in all aspects of the business from stock control, customer service and sales. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone like you to start your career in the Electrical Wholesale sector.

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

Managing stock in and out
Picking and Packing customer orders
Liaising with customers on the trade counter
Store transfers & stock control
Completing the sales paperwork in the office
Raising quotations
Taking payments
Sales calls to customers/suppliers
Processing orders on the computer system
Answering customer enquiries

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

As an apprentice you will complete a Trade Supplier Level 2 qualification with a national Training Provider. Your apprenticeship Training will focus on your job, is completed at the workplace, and you will be allocated a tutor and a study session in your working week.

Components of the Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship

· Competence/Knowledge based qualification
· Functional Skills – Maths/ English (if required)
· End Point Assessment – Final Knowledge Test, Observation and Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Physical fitness, Timekeeping, Eager to gain a qualification


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

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have looked at the location of the apprenticeship and worked out the travel. You will also need to ensure that all school grades are listed.

About the employer

You will be employed by EDA however you will be placed with this electrical branch. The branch is a rapidly expanding, independent electrical wholesaler company supplying electrical contractors, installers, facilities managers, commercial/industrial users and the general public with a wide range of electrical supplies.




Unit D

Bridge End Industrial Estate


NE46 4DQ


Louise Sugars


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Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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