Sales Assistant/Van Driver Apprentice


An exciting opportunity to join a national electrical wholesaler as a Sales Assistant completing the Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Standard. This role offers great development opportunities for the right candidate.

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Annual wage


Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

12 Months

Possible start date

03 Jul 2021


As an Apprentice Sales Assistant at CEF your daily duties will include:

Serving customers over the counter
Dealing with customers via the phone and online
Picking orders from the warehouse
Booking in deliveries, putting goods away, loading the van and keeping the whole branch tidy
Working as part of the internal branch team and network to ensure our customers receive the best service
Driving the van as & when required (age dependant, not essential).

Working week

Monday to Friday, Occasional Saturday

40 hour per week

Date posted

09 Jun 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


Communication skills,Attention to detail,Organisation skills,Customer care skills,Problem solving skills,Administrative skills,Number skills,Analytical skills,Logical,Team working,Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade 4) Desired

Future Prospects

CEF are renowned for promoting within, almost all of our board of Directors started their careers as Sales Assistants and Van Drivers.

On successful completion of your program, with hard work, you will have opportunities to progress into the following roles:

Full time Sales Assistant
Assistant Manager
Account Manager
Branch Manager

About the employer

City Electrical Factors Ltd is a private limited company established in 1951. We are the United Kingdom’s leading Electrical Wholesale Network with almost twice as many distribution outlets as our nearest competitor.



Training provider

From day one you will be assigned a coach who will work with you for your first year, meeting you and your manager every month to provide training in the workplace.

On successful completion of your program you will have achieved the Level 2 Trade Supplier Standard, Maths & English Functional Skills qualifications and have acquired a wealth of industry knowledge.

Training framework

Trade supplier

Training provider


Application instructions

Application closing date: 02 Jul 2021

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