Business Sales Administration Apprentice EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Business Sales Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler in Avonmouth. The ideal candidate will provide all administration, customer support to the Sales team. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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 - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm (with a 1-hour lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

RM-Electrical, are an Electrical Wholesaler run by friendly experienced staff who are highly motivated.  We deliver excellent customer service, and we constantly adapt to meet the needs of a changing market.

What is an Electrical Wholesaler?

Electrical Wholesaler 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.

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

After full training responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Administering Return policies
  • Booking in stock
  • Arrange couriers on the system
  • Monitoring the stock control
  • General administration tasks such as filing / photocopying / managing post
  • Inputting data - Assisting with Sales and Operational admin tasks (producing purchase orders etc.)
  • General administration tasks
  • Answering phones to suppliers / customers

The training you will be getting

Completing a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and Competence qualification in Business Administration at Level 3
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

End point assessment - Final test and observation and project.

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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunities that could arise after the apprenticeship are:

  • Sales Team Member
  • Sales Rep
  • Office team leader

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Timekeeping, Enthusiasm, Keen to work and study


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.




R-M Electrical

111c Severnside Trading Estate

Burcott road

BS11 8AB


Michelle McCutcheon


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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