BTP are a long established business which continues to grow. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic Apprentice to add to our successful team in Lincoln. The right candidate can expect to be working in a busy environment with a company who has a track record of helping apprentices to grow and prosper within the BTP organisation.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be reviewed after 3 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Liaising with customers via email, telephone and face-to-face over our Trade Counter
  • Liaising with suppliers via email and telephone
  • Goods inwards procedures
  • Goods outward procedures
  • General day-to-day office work

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will work towards achieving their Apprenticeship Standard in Trade Supplier Level 2
  • A dedicated work-based trainer will be assigned to the candidate to provide them with support and guidance throughout the course.
  • This is a predominently work-based programme with College attendance required once a month. All learning will take place at the candidate's place of employment / College and within their contracted working hours.

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position with the company on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

From humble beginnings in Oxford Street, Derby to the impressive Siddals Road head office operation, with branches also in Lincoln and Burton on Trent. BTP have continued to grow and expand during their first 30 years, and have every intention of carrying this on. BTP service a wide range of industry large and small from food processing to the turbine production industry. Well known world wide blue chip companies and small independent local businesses are serviced with equal vigour.




8 Chieftain Way

Tritton Road Industrial Estate



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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


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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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