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. Processing orders, raising quotations, plus much more.
Closing date: 16 Jun 2023
£10,982.40 to £21,673.60
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
20 Jun 2023
22 Feb 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
City Electrical Factors carry comprehensive Electrical 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.
A major strength is our commitment to satisfy the demands of our customers with innovative, high quality and cost effective 'branded' products sourced from the world's leading manufacturers.
Our business constantly adapts to meet the needs of an ever-changing market and our very strong relationships with our suppliers ensure that information regarding new products and trends is quickly communicated.
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 heavy lifting will be involved with loading and unloading the vans
- Also, some occasional driving may be required so a driving licence is essential for this role
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
EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
City Electrical Factors
Unit 21 Greenhey Place
LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD
Level 2 (GCSE)
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