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Trade Counter Apprentice Plumbase - Tiverton

**Annual Bonus Scheme Provided**. UKPS are one of the UK's largest plumbing and heating distributors and the largest independent merchant with over 320 sites. We are looking for starter to join our team as a Trade Counter Apprentice. This is a varied role with plenty of opportunities to develop your customer service and sales skills.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

    40 Hours per week (Under 18's). 42.5 Hours per week including some Saturday mornings (Over 18). Exact shift to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123658

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will:

  • Work as part of the team to ensure we maintain great service for all our customers
  • Undertake placements in areas of the business to develop your knowledge and skills
  • Have a structured training programme and development plan in place
  • Be supported by your manager and Training team to help you progress

If you like a fast paced, fun environment and want to learn new skills across a variety of job roles then an apprenticeship with us is perfect for you!

The hourly wage will be £5.50 per hour for new starters (£220/week).

Salary progression structure: Salary will rise to £6.25 per hour after 6 months and further pay review after 12 months.

Bonus scheme: All colleagues are eligible for our annual bonus scheme.

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Under 18's). 42.5 hours per week including some Saturday mornings (Over 18).

All Trade Counter (Apprentices) will undertake a 15-month apprenticeship, which will be delivered by Lifetime Training and centrally managed by the UKPS team. This Apprenticeship programme has been built around a robust development pathway, creating a talent pipeline of colleagues who will support the business in the Trade Counter role.

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

Training to be delivered: Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship and Functional Skills maths and English.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

All our apprentices are employed on a full time permanent contract with a view to starting a long term career within our business. Once your apprenticeship is completed further training and development will continue alongside your personal development plan.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

UKPS are one of the UK's largest plumbing and heating distributors; and the largest independent merchant with over 320 sites. We are looking for starter to join our team as a Trade Counter Apprentice. This is a varied role with plenty of opportunities to develop your customer service, sales skills and product knowledge.

Employer

Plumbase - Tiverton

Address

Unit 1, Mountbatten Ind Est, Plumbase, Mountbatten Rd

EX16 6SR

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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: 22 Feb 2023