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About Howdens

Howdens is the UKʼs number one trade kitchen supplier providing thousands of products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware. We have over 800 depots throughout the UK and Europe – making us the first choice for more than 460,000 loyal trade professionals.

This year we ranked 17th in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2022. This national league table recognises Englandʼs leading apprenticeship employers for their commitment to employing apprentices, creating new apprenticeships, diversity and development.

There is a strong entrepreneurial ethos where success is encouraged, and we recognise the value of investing in our people through comprehensive training, developmental courses, and inspirational managerial support, meaning your learning continues long after your apprenticeship.

We are looking for people who want to enhance their skills and become qualified as part of a local team, whilst forging a career with a successful and growing business.

We offer the following intermediate and advanced apprenticeships in our depots:

  • Trade Supplier (Level 2)
  • Customer Service Practitioner (Level 2)
  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative (Level 2)
  • Fitted Furniture Design Technician (Level 3)
  • Retail Team Leader (Level 3)

Howdens is committed to supporting people from all backgrounds into employment, and value hard work, dedication, and commitment. This, along with our friendly working culture, share opportunities and exciting rewards, are among the reasons why people enjoy working for Howdens.


Best Apprenticeship Employer

Awarded 2nd in Business / Other 2023-2024

Opportunities offered:

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Work Experience
  • Higher Level Apprenticeship
  • Degree Apprenticeship

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