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Trade Supplier apprentice 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: 13 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 - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124566

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Worcester Electrical Distributors Ltd, one of the largest independent electrical wholesalers in the Midlands. With nearly 30 years of trading, now have six branches, including our new trade counter in Worcester and our "Super branch" in Brierley Hill.

We are stockists of many market leading brands of motor control gear and industrial automation products, including ABB, Finder, Omron, Moeller, Telemecanique and Weidmuller. We also stock quality brands such as MK, BG and Fitzgerald for the electrical contractor. We offer free next day delivery to local areas and a range of other services, including lamp and tube recycling, energy saving surveys for lighting and power and personalised workware is also available.

Our busy Electric Centre branch is looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join their Branch team. An efficient, well organised trade counter, warehouse and customer support service are pivotal for ensuring we provide the exceptional customer service our clients know us for.

 After full training your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Goods in / goods out
  • Trade counter sales and order - dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Taking payments and dealing with enquiries
  • Answering the phone to customers, suppliers and other branches
  • Sales office - basic admin, processing orders and sales calls

This is an exciting progression role where you will start in the Warehouse and then move into all the other areas of the business. As an Apprentice, EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of the branch. If you are looking for a job and qualification that will provide you with a valuable foundation for your future and excellent career prospects, then this is the role for you.

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. 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

Worcester Electrical Distribution

Unit L3 + L4 Blackpole east

Blackpole road

WR3 8SG

Contact

Michelle McCutcheon

michelle@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

07990002071

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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