Trade Supplier apprentice EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Trade Supplier Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. The candidate will start in the Warehouse, build their knowledge and warehouse management and then move onto the sales counter and office. Duties will include; Managing stock in and out (to external clients) Picking and packing Store transfers & stock control

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Closing date: 07 Jun 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 1hrs Lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246100

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Dean Electrical Wholesale is a family-owned independent Electrical Wholesaler. Founded in the Forest of Dean in 1981, we have grown steadily over the years and now employ over 20 full-time staff at our Cinderford and Cwmbran sites. We have an experienced and dedicated team, who are able to help all customers from DIY’ers to Multi-branch Wholesalers. We stock all of the leading brands of electrical materials and we use our buying power to ensure our customers get the best prices. We are able to deliver the next day across the entire UK with daily deliveries in Gloucestershire and South Wales. We are a proud member of the AWEBB buying group, which has in excess of 200 member branches.

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.

This Branch are looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join our busy branch. 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
  • Liaising with customers of the trade counter
  • Sales calls
  • Processing orders
  • Administration
  • Answering the telephone
  • Some heavy lifting will be involved with loading and unloading the vans

The training you will be getting

Completing a Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Level 2, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and Competence qualification in Trade Supplier at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End point assessment - 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 to expect at the end of your 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

Dean Electrical

Laymore road

GL14 2YH

Contact

Michelle McCutcheon

michelle@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

07990002071

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

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

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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