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Trade Supplier Apprentice - Stamford PE9 EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A trade supplier apprentice is required for a leading electrical wholesaler. The candidate will start in the warehouse and learn all the products of warehouse management and then move onto sales counter and sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 02 Feb 2023

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 to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119633

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Medlock Electrical Distributors are the largest independent wholesale group in the UK and a leading member of the ANEW buying consortium. Recent rapid growth has seen us increase our number of branches from 23 to 44 in the last 6 years and now have branches in the Republic of Ireland (Dublin and Cork), Scotland (Elgin, Stornoway and Inverness) and the Lake District (Kendal).

Medlock's were formed in 1910 and eight years ago celebrated our centenary. Our 108 years in electrical wholesaling gives us considerable experience and knowledge that enables us to give our customers a wide choice, great value but above all an unbeatable service.

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.

After full training responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and Packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Trade Counter
  • Sales Calls
  • Processing orders
  • Administration
  • Answering the telephone
  • Some 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 Level 2 Trade Supplier Apprenticeship standard, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and competence qualification in trade supplier at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA) - 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

Employer

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

Unit 5 Stamford Business Park, Ryhall Road, Stamford

PE9 1XT

Contact

Louise Sugars

louise@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

07721239906

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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