Brief overview of the vacancy role

**Annual Bonus Scheme Provided**

UKPS are one of the UK’s largest plumbing and heating distributors; and the largest independent merchant with over 320 sites.
We are looking for starter to join our team as a Trade Counter Apprentice. This is a varied role with plenty of opportunities to develop your customer service, sales skills and product knowledge.

Vacancy Description

As an apprentice you will:

– Work as part of the team to ensure we maintain great service for all our customers

– Undertake placements in areas of the business to develop your knowledge and skills

– Have a structured training programme and development plan in place

– Be supported by your manager and Training team to help you progress

If you like a fast paced, fun environment and want to learn new skills across a variety of job roles then an apprenticeship with us is perfect for you!

The hourly wage will be per hour for new starters (£220/week)

Salary progression structure: Salary will rise to per hour after 6 months and further pay review after 12 months.

Bonus scheme: All colleagues are eligible for our annual bonus scheme.

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Under 18’s). hours per week including some Saturday mornings (Over 18)

All Trade Counter (Apprentices) will undertake a 15-month apprenticeship, which will be delivered by Lifetime Training and centrally managed by the UKPS team. This Apprenticeship programme has been built around a robust development pathway, creating a talent pipeline of colleagues who will support the business in the Trade Counter role.

Desired personal Qualities

Outgoing, friendly, eager to learn, team player, ambitious, “Can do Attitude”, flexible, resilient.

Future Prospects

All our apprentices are employed on a full time permanent contract with a view to starting a long term career within our business.
Once your apprenticeship is completed further training and development will continue alongside your personal development plan.

Training to be provided

Training to be delivered
Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Maths & English


Trade Supplier Apprenticeship L2

Expected duration


Paid hours per week


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