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Trade Supplier Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Trade Supplier

Who is this Standard for?

This apprenticeship is for individuals working within a trade supplier environment within areas such as electrical, plumbing, joinery and general building supplies. Trade Suppliers will be dealing with customer sales at the trade counter and over the telephone, and will understand incoming deliveries, stock control and despatch. They will be familiar with processing customer orders and taking delivery of goods and the basic administration related to these functions. A key element of their role will be to have technical knowledge of the products and services offered together with the bespoke systems and equipment used in their trade business. They will communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers to build relationships and provide a high quality service that encourages repeat business.

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months.  Apprentices will be placed in a suitable role and supported by a tutor to achieve the standards and level 1 maths and English qualifications.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 10/04/2018 will be assessed against ST0334/AP01

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical Observation
  • Professional Discussion

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Apprentice Support and Guidance Documents 

These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Think About - Professional Discussion

Think About - Practical Observation


The price of the end-point assessment for this standard is:

Remote digital delivery TBC excl. VAT

Face-to-face delivery TBC excl.VAT

Our pricing is based on the respective assessment plan.

Please contact us on 01302 363 277 to speak with a member of our EPA team who will be happy to provide you with any further information regarding our pricing.