Apprenticeships: Trade Supplier Standard

Apprenticeships: Trade Supplier Standard
This apprenticeship is written by the BMF members and other merchanting organisations and is ideal for staff working in a business to business trade counter environment Job roles in trade business services include: administrator, business developer, customer account assistant, trade counter sales, customer service assistant, warehouse personnel, sales representative, designer.

Course type
In role learning with 20% off the job training.
End point testing and assessment.

Learning format
Work based training with guided and formal teaching

Apprenticeship duration
12 - 15 months

Further development opportunities
Progression can include Level 3 qualification or Diploma in Management, dependent on job role and responsibilities

Cost
  • Free to employers with 50 or fewer employees for 16-18 year old, or for older apprentices or larger employers a maximum contribution of 10% of the course banding (c. £400- £500 spread over the Apprenticeship duration).
  • Employers with sufficient levy account funds will make no further contribution.

Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship overview
This apprenticeship is written by the BMF members and other merchanting organisations and is ideal for staff working in a business to business trade counter environment where employees may have responsibilities for some or all of the following activities:

  • Building long term relationships with clientsand incentivising their loyalty
  • Managing client accounts determining customerrequirements, processing orders and stock control
  • Promoting and providing products and services and theirassociated features and benefits to business customers

Qualifications
A successful apprentice will receive an apprenticeship award certificate at pass, merit or distinction.

Apprenticeship content
  • Industry and business knowledge
  • Personal management and team working
  • Equipment handling skills
  • Regulatory and administration skills
  • Stock and logistics operations
  • Health and Safety in the workplace.

What do you get?
The Apprentice receives an Apprenticeship certificate of achievement at pass, merit or distinction.

The employer receives
  • 1,000 employment payment for a 16-18-year-old apprentice (and£1,000 for under 24-year-old with care or learning needs)
  • Employers NI saving for apprentices under 24 years.

How to register
Training for this course is booked on demand. To register your interest please contact Paige Godsell at paige.godsell@bmf.org.uk or call 02476 854980.

Where
England

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