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Trade Supplier Apprentice Wilco Motor Spares Ltd

Wilko Fast Fit are looking to recruit a Trade Supplier apprentice to carry out various tasks including serving and advising customers, dealing with orders, stock checking and ordering. This role would suit an enthusiastic person who enjoys meeting the general public and has a keen interest in car, bikes and electric bikes.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay Scale: 16-17 Years £5.00 18-20 Years £6.83 21+ £9.18 23+ £9.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm. Every other Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm. One day off a week plus every other Sunday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting customers in person as well as on the telephone
  • Taking payments at the checkout point
  • Looking up parts and accessories using IT and the web
  • Fitting bulbs and wipers
  • Setting bicycles up ready for road
  • Stock checking, ordering and display

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

Training provided by in house Learning & Development Team
Support from external training provider.

Level 2 Qualification.

15 Month programme including minimum 12 month learning period plus end point assessment.

GCSE or equivalent maths and English desired but not essential, as these will be covered during the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company policy is always to promote from within where possible, our apprentices of today are our senior assistants, assistant managers and managers of tomorrow.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Good prospects for the right applicants Staff purchase privilege after a qualifying period Progression within Wilco Motor Spares A financially strong family company that has been trading for over 60 years Friendly colleagues where you are treated as a valued staff member

About the employer

We retail car parts and accessories as well as bikes, e-bikes, paint, tools and polishes. We retail from 19 stores in the east of England as well as on our on-line store.


Wilco Motor Spares Ltd


Salhouse Rd,



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Training provider



Laura Malpass


Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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