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Trade Counter Apprentice UK PLUMBING SUPPLIES LIMITED

UKPS are one of the UK's largest plumbing and heating distributors; and the largest independent merchant with over 320 sites. We are looking for starter to join our team as a Trade Counter Apprentice. This is a varied role with plenty of opportunities to develop your customer service, sales skills and product knowledge.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week (Under 18's). 42.5 hours per week including some Saturday mornings (Over 18). Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098921

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will:

- Work as part of the team to ensure we maintain great service for all our customers

- Undertake placements in areas of the business to develop your knowledge and skills

- Have a structured training programme and development plan in place

- Be supported by your manager and Training team to help you progress

If you like a fast paced, fun environment and want to learn new skills across a variety of job roles then an apprenticeship with us is perfect for you!

The hourly wage will be £5.50 per hour for new starters (£220/week)

Salary progression structure: Salary will rise to £6.25 per hour after 6 months and further pay review after 12 months.

Bonus scheme: All colleagues are eligible for our annual bonus scheme.

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Under 18's). 42.5 hours per week including some Saturday mornings (Over 18)

All Trade Counter (Apprentices) will undertake a 15-month apprenticeship, which will be delivered by Lifetime Training and centrally managed by the UKPS team. This Apprenticeship programme has been built around a robust development pathway, creating a talent pipeline of colleagues who will support the business in the Trade Counter role.

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

  • Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills maths & English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

All our apprentices are employed on a full-time permanent contract with a view to starting a long-term career within our business. Once your apprenticeship is completed further training and development will continue alongside your personal development plan.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

UKPS are one of the UK's largest plumbing and heating distributors; and the largest independent merchant with over 320 sites. We are looking for starter to join our team as a Trade Counter Apprentice. This is a varied role with plenty of opportunities to develop your customer service, sales skills and product knowledge.

Employer

UK PLUMBING SUPPLIES LIMITED

Address

1 Moorswater Industrial Estate

PL14 4LN

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Dec 2022