Trade Counter & Sales Apprentice


Apprenticeship summary

A trade supplier apprentice is required for a leading electrical wholesaler. The candidate will start in the warehouse and learn all the products of warehouse management and then move onto sales counter and sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: March 1, 2024

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Date posted:
January 24, 2024
Possible start date:
March 20, 2024
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City Electrical Factors carry comprehensive Electrical stock and have friendly, experienced and highly motivated staff. We value each customer regardless of size and are committed to provide a comprehensive, unrivalled service and attention to quality. 

A major strength is our commitment to satisfy the demands of our customers with innovative, high quality and cost effective ‘branded’ products sourced from the world’s leading manufacturers.

Our business constantly adapts to meet the needs of an ever-changing market and our very strong relationships with our suppliers ensure that information regarding new products and trends is quickly communicated.

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.

After full training responsibilities will include:

  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking, packing, and helping out within the warehouse when required
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Liaising with customers on the Trade Counter
  • Till work
  • Keeping shop floor clean and tidy
  • Sales calls
  • Processing orders
  • Answering the telephone

Completing a Level 2 Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Standard, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and competence qualification in trade supplier at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA) – 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.

Full time role within the branch and move into other areas of the business such as:

  • Sales Team Member
  • Counter Sales
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Sales Rep



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.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Trade supplier (level 2)