Warehouse and Auction Assistant Apprentice New England Asset Solutions

As an independent Auctioneer, New England have been buying and selling used industrial and commercial machinery and equipment to UK & Worldwide businesses for over 50 years. Due to the recent growth New England are looking to appoint a dedicated and ambitious Apprentice that will learn all areas of the business but predominately focus on our Auctio

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Higher rate for 18+

    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


    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Based at our Head Office in Oldbury but the role will require frequent travel, so a driving licence is essential. You will learn how to clean and prepare machinery and equipment ready for cataloguing and presentation. The successful candidate will gain a great deal of exposure to several parts of the auction business and will quickly be expected to take on responsibility. The role will involve: - Managing clients' items - preparing, packaging and sending of customer orders - Unloading deliveries and placing items in line with guidance - Moving Machinery and Equipment so Heavy Lifting will be required - Assisting with the preparation of online auction catalogues - Photography and image editing - Maintaining a presentable site, and setting items up for viewing days -Ensuring all items are recorded and labelled accurately and stored efficiently. Deliveries and handling incudes large and fragile objects so attention to detail is critical. - picking and packing lots for dispatch - Other viewing and sale day roles - Working in the warehouse you will be responsible for stock checks, stock rotation and general tidyness - You will also deal with goods inwards and storage - There will be times when you will be required to work within other business areas, which could involve computer work, collection chasing, liaising with buyers on the phone.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This programme usually lasts 12 months and you will play a key role in working within a warehouse or in logistics. This course will allow you to build a foundation of skills which are needed to be successful. You will work through a variety of modules to gain the experience and skills needed, including: ? Pick goods in logistics operations ? Wrap and pack goods in logistic operations ? Process orders for customers ? Assemble orders ? Moving and/or handling goods ? Check stock levels and stock records On successful completion of the course you will achieve the following qualifications: Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Skills Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Functional Skills English Level 1 Employment Rights and Responsibilities Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You can progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship as a Warehouse Operator or a Team Leader Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Physical fitness, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Driving License is Essential

About the employer

For over 50 years New England have been a machine dealer in the Machinery business. Originally set up to undertake machinery service, repairs and reconditioning, the company later branched out into machinery dealing. As the client base and market experience grew and their knowledge of machinery values developed, the business organically grew and followed a natural progression to start branching out into the machinery dealing world, leading to New England becoming recognised as a machinery dealer in its own right and are members of the EAMTM


New England Asset Solutions


Unit 4,

Union Road

Anglo African Ind Est

B69 3EX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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