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Trade Supplier Apprentice (Watford WD24) 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 the sales counter and sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,500.00

    Salary range £11,500 - £22,776 depending on age.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123079

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Edmundsons Electrical.

We serve the country from over 250 locations, each carrying a comprehensive stock and run by friendly, experienced and highly motivated staff. We value each customer, regardless of size, and are committed to provide a comprehensive, unrivalled service and attention to quality.

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 and stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Trade counter sales
  • Sales calls
  • Processing orders
  • Answering the telephone

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

Completing a Trade Supply Apprenticeship Level 2, 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 a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency who support and guide you whilst you are completing your apprenticeship within the Branch Location.

Employer

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

Unit 2

Imperial Park, Imperial Park Road

Watford

WD24 4PP

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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