Academy Apprentice (Trade Supplier) - Intermediate (Level 2)

Howden Joinery Limited (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,500.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00.
65 years (duration)
25 May 2021(start date)
Trade Supplier (apprenticeship standard)
18 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Howdens are currently looking for an Academy Apprentice to join their expanding team! Howdens is committed to developing our people, which means our Apprenticeships lead to great career opportunities and the chance to really make your mark.


At Howdens you will be working towards a Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

At Howdens our products are available from local stock at depots nationwide, so we can offer timely collection and deliveries to get projects started sooner. This also allows us to make changes quickly, should they arise, so work can continue without delay.

As an Academy Apprentice, you will work in a local Depot to learn a variety of roles and how each contributes to the success of the business. Whilst working towards the Level 2 Trade Supplier Apprenticeship, you will be trained in multiple roles including:


  • Receiving and unloading deliveries
  • Health and safety
  • Stock checking
  • Security
  • Stock rotation
  • Stock management

Trade Counter Sales:

  • Meeting and greeting Trade Customers and their End Consumers
  • Processing estimates and sales orders
  • Generating and maintaining leads
  • Replenishing hardware stock

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and learning upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

We are looking for smart, friendly people with excellent attention to detail and a desire to learn.

You will be confident, tenacious, and hungry to succeed, with a flexible approach to working and learning in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required.

Training Provided

Level 2 Trade Supplier apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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