Trade Supplier Apprentice - Southend SS2 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.
Closing date: 20 Feb 2023
£10,004.80 to £19,760.00
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
10 Mar 2023
17 Jan 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
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
- 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
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD
Level 2 (GCSE)
Before you apply
Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.