Trade Counter Assistant Apprentice Hydraquip Hose & Hydraulics Limited

Hydraquip are a fast-growing business that is looking for an additional member to join their team in Newton Aycliffe as a trade counter assistant. This will involve identifying & selecting components from stock, using the computer system and general duties in the warehouse.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties as the trade counter assistant will include:

  • Serving customers at the trade counter
  • Using the computer system to locate stock & process customer orders
  • Pricing orders
  • Identifying & selecting components from stock
  • Manufacturing hose assemblies to customer specification
  • Promoting additional products and services to customers
  • Allocating jobs to service engineers & providing progress reports to customers
  • Control of associated paperwork
  • General duties in the warehouse
  • Stocktake reports
  • Goods in
  • Following all health and safety requirements 

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

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative at Stockton Riverside College
  • Functional skills maths & English, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An opportunity to build a career with one of the leading companies within the hydraulics sector

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Confident, Friendly, Able to follow instructions, Time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

Hydraquip are a fast growing Hose & Hydraulics Company in the UK. We are dedicated to providing the highest levels of service to our customers. We aim to provide the best hose replacement service in this area.


Hydraquip Hose & Hydraulics Limited


Unit 4C

Ullswater Road

Longhill Industrial Estate

TS25 1UE

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Training provider



Anna Harper

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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