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BMF 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.
In role learning with 20% off the job training.
End point testing and assessment.
Work based training with guided and formal teaching
12 - 15 months
Further development opportunities
Progression can include Level 3 qualification or Diploma in Management, dependent on job role and responsibilities
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
A successful apprentice will receive an apprenticeship award certificate at pass, merit or distinction.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02476 854980.
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