Apprentice Trade Supplier

BEARING TRANSMISSION PNEUMATICS LTD

Lincoln, LN6 7RY

Closes in 2 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 5 July 2024


Summary

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.

Annual wage
£15,600 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Trade supplier (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 10 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • 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:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/trade-supplier-v1-0

Where you’ll work

8 Chieftain Way

Tritton Road Industrial Estate

Lincoln

LN6 7RY

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

LINCOLN COLLEGE

Your training course

Trade supplier (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s: communicating confidently to internal and external customers about the company and how it operates
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s: identifying and communicating with the relevant person if a threat or risk to the business is identified
  • specialist trade customer profile of the business: using appropriate techniques and forms of communication to put customers at ease and gain their trust.
  • specialist trade customer profile of the business: delivering customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • specialist trade customer profile of the business: identifying customer requirements and referring them onwards in an appropriate manner
  • trade counter and telesales services: assisting customers in exploring product ranges and alternative and complementary products and services, based on the fundamental underpinning product knowledge
  • trade counter and telesales services: identifying the customers’ requirements, matching them to the trade supplier’s products and services
  • trade counter and telesales services: delivering accurate product information, to enable the customer to make a decision on products and services and know how to access the detailed technical specification of a product when required.
  • trade counter and telesales services: securing a trade sale using appropriate selling techniques, both face to face and on the telephone, and methods to complete the transaction.
  • trade counter and telesales services: applying basic merchandising techniques used within the business.
  • trade counter and telesales services: applying the key principles of selling in a trade supplier environment, using a variety of methods, which may include unique selling points, upselling, and link selling to secure and complete sales transactions.
  • trade counter and telesales services: communicating with customers using various methods and systems appropriate to the situation
  • trade counter and telesales services: applying the key principles of administration and working practices to accurately prepare, store, communicate and process businesses documentation.
  • trade counter and telesales services: processing information, to the key standards of data protection, security and intellectual property rights.
  • key principles of warehousing and stock control: processing and recording the receipt, storage, assembly and despatch of goods.
  • key principles of warehousing and stock control: receiving stock, despatching customer orders and processing returns in line with company processes.
  • key principles of warehousing and stock control: loading /unloading of supplier and contractor vehicles
  • technologies that are appropriate to the role: using technology appropriately and efficiently in line with business policy, e.g. PoS (point of sale) machines, PCs
  • technologies that are appropriate to the role: demonstrating the use of various technologies, e.g. bespoke/in house or off the shelf software packages to others.
  • legislative responsibilities relating to the business, products and/or services being sold: complying with legal requirements to minimise risk and build customer confidence.
  • legislative responsibilities relating to the business, products and/or services being sold: minimising disruption to the business and maintaining the safety and security of people at all time
  • legislative responsibilities relating to the business, products and/or services being sold: taking appropriate action if a breach of H&S regulations is identified.
  • personal responsibilities and performance contribute to the success of the team and the business: building two-way trust and contribute to working within a team
  • personal responsibilities and performance contribute to the success of the team and the business: collaborating with colleagues to resolve problems.
  • personal responsibilities and performance contribute to the success of the team and the business: managing personal performance by completing tasks to agreed standards and timescales and by taking action to resolve problems and communicating issues beyond own level of competence.
  • personal responsibilities and performance contribute to the success of the team and the business: demonstrating effective time management through planning and prioritising own workload.
  • personal responsibilities and performance contribute to the success of the team and the business: identifying own strengths, weaknesses and development needs.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade A*/9 - C/4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • 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

    About this company

    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.

    https://www.btpltd.com/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LINCOLN COLLEGE

    Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

    apprenticeships@lincolncollege.ac.uk

    01522876284

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263038.

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    Closes in 2 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

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