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Sales Advisor Apprentice Wolseley - Bedford Kempston - EY

As a committed Sales Advisor Apprentice at Wolseley you will be providing a high level of service to the customer, whilst having a broad knowledge of the products available. Working safely within the environment, making decisions on the spot taking consider risks.

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

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,439.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7am - 5pm with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106820

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Sales Advisor Apprentice at Wolseley you will be working towards the Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Level 2 alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.

Your responsibilities will include;

Sales:

  • You will perform manual handling activities and become qualified to use the appropriate forklift. Banksman Skills. Being careful and considerate to the environment

Customer Service:

  • You will be expected to provide a high-quality service to the customer - understanding and satisfying customers' needs and exceeding their expectations

Stock control/management:

  • Having a broad knowledge of products in the warehouse, basic understanding of warehouse standards and processes will be required

Problem Solving:

  • You may be required to make decisions in difficult circumstances or when information is incomplete. For this, you'll need to take considered risks to meet customers' needs

Branch administration:

  • For this, basic computer skills are essential, whilst being able to perform basic arithmetic and accurately check and compare alphanumeric information such as product codes

Wolseley offer some fantastic benefits to their people which include:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous pension plan - matched up to 9%
  • 23 days holiday increasing to 25 days after two years' service
  • Staff discounts on hundreds of retailers
  • Free access to health and wellbeing tools and initiatives

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

  • Level 2 Trade Supplier apprenticeship standard:
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are a Top Employer 2022 and here's what we can offer you....There's always opportunity to enhance your skills through our award-winning Talent Guild development programmes which offers a wide range of courses and professional qualifications for all levels; easily allowing you to follow a range of career pathways.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The key dates provided should be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found the post will close early.

About the employer

Wolseley UK is the country's largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant in the UK. We're currently growing as we work to bring the business closer to customers across the country, so it's an exciting time to be part of the Wolseley team. We pride ourselves on excellent specialist know-how and are committed to becoming closer to customers, being an easy to do business with and making sure we deliver on our promises.

Employer

Wolseley - Bedford Kempston - EY

Address

Unit 1 Saracen Ind Est

HP2 7BJ

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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: 08 Dec 2022