Cusomter Service Apprentice NORTHUMBRIA LIMITED

4D Distributors are looking to recruit a Customer Service Adviser who will be at the frontline of a fast-paced sector where no two days are ever the same. Far away from the world of office desks and boring business meetings, expect to meet a whole range of people every day. So if you've got an outgoing personality, this is the job for you.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 37.5 hours

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Make outbound calls as well as assist customers who have specific needs
  • Generation and reaching targets
  • Build customer’s interest in the services and products offered by the company
  • Provide personalised customer service of the highest level
  • Update the existing databases with changes and the status of each customer/prospective customer
  • Follow up the calls of the client
  • Sending out copy invoices and statements
  • Grow knowledge of products offered by the company
  • Updating sage accounting 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to make efficient use of resources
  • High level of motivation
  • Good social skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Memory
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Basic Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft and Excel packages

Personal qualities

  • Pleasant friendly mannerism
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Confident
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs A-D in Maths and English​​​​​ or equivalent.
  • Must have excellent ICT skills 

Future prospects

The candidate will progress onto their level 3 and a full time role on completion of their level 2.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. Please check how you can travel here on a daily basis

About the employer

4D Distributors was established in 1988 with the aim of adding a fourth dimension to the supply of quality motor components. This was to be an alternative next day supply of parts anywhere in the UK. Our aim has to be the best at supplying good service, and our target remains 99% customer satisfaction with a personal and friendly service. With product liability protection and a no quibble returns policy, we aim to exceed our customers' expectations. We have achieved a reputation for openness and integrity through listening and responding to our customers.




6 Double Row

Seaton Delaval

Whitley Bay

NE25 0PP

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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service.

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Key Training Ltd


Lisa Potts 0191 2618906

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017