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Sales apprentice Edmundson Electrical

A Sales Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. The candidate will learn all the products to liaise with customers on the sales counter and within the Sales office, will also be required to do some Warehouse work. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,544.00

    £11,455.00 - £22,776.00 per year

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm - 40 hours (with 1 hour lunch).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000099300

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Edmundson Electrical Ltd is a privately held electrical distribution company headquartered in Knutsford, Cheshire, incorporated in 1991. It is the largest electrical distributor in the United Kingdom and serves both to the trade and to the public from over 300 locations

If you are wondering “What is the next step towards a career?”

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

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Ordering new products
  • General administration tasks such as filing/photocopying/ managing post
  • Inputting data - Assisting with Sales and Operational admin tasks (producing purchase orders etc.)
  • Answering phones
  • Filing/photocopying
  • Additional responsibilities as industry knowledge grows

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

EDA Learning and Development will employ you on behalf of this employer We are an Apprenticeship Training Agency who support and guide you whilst you are completing your apprenticeship within the Branch Location.

Employer

Edmundson Electrical

Address

Edmundson Electrical

10a Prince William road

LE11 5GU

Contact

Michelle McCutcheon

michelle@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

+447990002071

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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