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Sales apprentice EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

An 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: 06 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 - 40 hours (with 1 hour lunch).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106199

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

City Electrical Factors - It all started on the 16th July 1951. 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.

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

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and packing
  • Store transfers and stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Trade counter
  • Sales calls
  • Processing orders
  • Administration
  • Answering the telephone
  • Some heavy lifting will be involved with loading and unloading the vans

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

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

City Electrical Factors

Unit 3a 1 Freshfield Industrial Estate

Stephenson road

BN2 0DF

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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