Car Spares Distribution Ltd

Trade Counter Apprentice


Car Spares Distribution Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £160.00
37.5 hours per week Shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 30 November 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Trade Supplier Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
28 November 2019 (application closing date)
An opportunity has arisen with Car Spares Distribution Ltd. Trade Suppliers will be dealing with customer sales at the trade counter and over the telephone, and will understand incoming deliveries, stock control and dispatch.


A key element of the role will be to have technical knowledge of the products and services offered together with the bespoke systems and equipment used in their trade business. You will communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers to build relationships and provide a high quality service that encourages repeat business.

Duties to include but not limited:

  • Taking orders over the trade counter, by telephone and by email
  • Printing order sheets and selecting orders from the shelving
  • Dealing with customer enquiries and questions over the counter and on the telephone
  • Involvement with ordering and negotiating with suppliers for goods
  • Preparing items for dispatch

Future Prospects

To continue with career progression and permanent employment opportunity.

Reality Check

Location - are you able to commute to this location?

Other Information

Over 18's work on average 40.75 hrs per week; 37.5 one week, 44 the next. Includes working every other Saturday, and one Sunday in 4.

Skills Required

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • IT literate

Qualities Required

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally the successful candidate will have GCSE C Grade or grade 4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent)

Training Provided

Teaching and learning the skills, knowledge and behaviours to be a competent Trade Supplier.

  • Level 2 Trade Supplier Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
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