New apprenticeships Trade Supplier
This new level 2 apprenticeship standard is designed as a minimum 12 month programme and is for apprentices who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competences required to work in a trade supplier role.
Trade suppliers deal with customer sales at the trade counter and over the telephone, and understand incoming deliveries, stock control and dispatch. They are familiar with processing customer orders and taking delivery of goods and the basic administration related to these functions.
A key element of their role is to have technical knowledge of the products and services offered together with the bespoke systems and equipment used in their trade business. They communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers to build relationships and provide a high quality service that encourages repeat business.
This Standard provides an ideal route into specialised, supervisory and management roles and qualifications within a trade business.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve a:
- minimum of Level 1 English and attempt Level 2 English
- minimum of Level 1 Maths and attempt Level 2 Maths.