• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Branch supervisor, involves sales, customer service, cash handling, stock control, housekeeping, health and safety and being in charge of transport and deliveries.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have grown in confidence in my job and learnt more on product knowledge and customer service. Also learnt more about the business and the goals to achieve.


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • Really enjoyed it, was good to stretch my brain and challenge myself to learn more


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Very well organised, I knew what was required of me and could get on with it by myself.


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • Minimal involvement from employer.


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • Had 3 different mentors throughout the year which was a bit frustrating. By the time I had my 3rd mentor I was basically completed so did the course mostly by myself with minimal involvement.


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • Helps me perform 10 times better.


  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • No extra curricular activities.


  • 9a. Would you recommend Travis Perkins Plc to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • I love my job, I enjoy getting up everyday and going to work. I have progressed in the 2.5 years I have been there and always feel supported and cared for by my branch team.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Travis Perkins Plc?
  • Be ready to work hard and learn a lot! Just enjoy it!


Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)

Sales, Marketing & Procurement


July 2021

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