Trade Supplier Apprentice (Bristol BS3) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join the team at this Electrical Wholesalers in Bristol BS3. 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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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 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

The training you will be getting

  • 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 and English (if required)
  • End Point Assessment – Final Knowledge Test, Observation and Discussion

What to expect at the end of your 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 GSCE 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 5 Templegate Distribution Centre

Mead Street




Louise Sugars


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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

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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