Trade Supplier Apprentice (Market Harborough LE16) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at this electrical wholesaler in Market Harborough. The candidate will start in the warehouse and move to the trade counter serving customers and then onto the sales office. We are looking for a candidate who wants to progress in the business and make a career.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    National Wage for all ages Salary range £5.28 - £10.42

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Summary of the Apprenticeship Role:

As a trade supplier apprentice, you will be working in all aspects of the business from stock control, customer service and sales. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone like you to start your career in the electrical wholesale sector.

We are looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join our busy branch.

After full training, responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out
  • Picking and packing customer orders
  • Liaising with customers on the trade counter
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Completing the sales paperwork in the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Taking payments
  • Sales calls to customers/suppliers
  • Processing orders on the computer system
  • Answering customer enquires

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

  • As an apprentice you will complete a Trade Supplier Level 2 qualification with a national training provider
  • Your apprenticeship training will focus on your job, is completed at the workplace, and you will be allocated a tutor and a study session in your working week

Components of the Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship:

  • Competence/Knowledge based qualification
  • Functional Skills - maths/ English (if required)
  • End Point Assessment – Final Knowledge Test, Observation and Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent opportunity for the right person upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Physical fitness, Timekeeping, Eager to gain a qualification


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

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have looked at the location of the apprenticeship and worked out the travel. You will also need to ensure that all GCSE grades are listed.

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.




Unit E1, Welland Industrial Estate

Valley Way

Market Harborough

LE16 7PS


Louise Sugars


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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