Trade Supplier Apprentice (Crayford DA1) 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 and the warehouse management and then move onto sales counter and sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.
Closing date: 15 Feb 2023
£10,004.80 to £19,760.00
16/17 year olds will receive £5 per hour for 18+ its National Minimum wage
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Mar 2023
06 Jan 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
R & B Star Electrical Wholesalers Ltd have been suppliers of electrical products and equipment to the trade and industry throughout London and the South east since 1960.
With stock levels of over £1 million at all times, we have over 20,000+ product lines available from all three of our UK distribution centres. R&B Star are perfectly structured to provide solutions and services that are adapted to the needs of every customer.
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.
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 & stock control
- Completing the paperwork within the office
- Raising quotations
- Trade counter tasks
- Sales calls
- Processing orders
- 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 Level 2 Trade Supplier Apprenticeship, 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
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD
Level 2 (GCSE)
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