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Warehouse Apprentice (Sunderland SR5) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at this Electrical Wholesalers in Sunderland. The candidates will start in the Warehouse and learn all aspects of warehouse/stock management. We are looking for a candidate who is keen to work/learn and make a career in the business.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who 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 customer orders
  • Recycling and completing the paperwork associated with a busy Warehouse
  • Picking and Packing, goods in and out
  • Liaising with other departments

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

Completing a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Level 2, which will include the following elements:

  • Competence/Knowledge based qualification in Warehouse at Level 2
  • Functional Skills maths/English
  • End Point Assessment - Final exam 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 employer's 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?

  • Excellent prospects for the candidate once they have completed
  • Warehouse Supervisor, Manager, Sales 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Excellent work ethic, Timekeeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Some heavy lifting maybe involved, working to tight schedules. Time management is essential. Please also ensure you are aware of the location and how you will get to this location each day.

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 5 Sunrise Enterprise Park, Ferryboat Ln, Sunderland SR5 3RX



Louise sugars


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Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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