Customer Service/Sales Apprentice

Travel Cruiser Concessionaires Ltd

A Customer Service role in the form of dealing with handovers of vehicles once the customer has purchased a motorhome.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£220.00

Working week

Monday - Friday. Start time: 8.00am Finish time: 5.00pm

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

19 Jun 2017

Date posted

26 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001216592

Positions

2 available

Travelworld Motorhomes are seeking to recruit two customer service apprentices to deal with handovers of vehicles once the customer has purchased a motorhome. The apprentice will support the sales team and will gain a Level 2 customer service qualification. Once qualified the role will lead to the person continuing to work more in the sales office with the sales executives assisting in selling the vehicles.

Duties include

  • Face to face interaction with customers who have bought a motorhome or caravan.  This will include showing customers how everything works on their new purchase (Caravan or motorhome)
  • Taking telephone enquiries and making telephone calls
  • Arrange for first service of caravan or motorhome
  • Introduce customers to all the benefits they have from their recent purchase
  • All round customer support as and where directed
  • Meeting and greeting customers
  • Looking after customers whilst they are on the premises of the company
  • Being trained to deliver outstanding customer service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • Good customer service skills
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Knowledge of IT (word, emails, Facebook, twitter)
  • Possibly an interest in motor homes but definitely not essential
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • To have good time keeping skills
  • To have good attention to detail
  • To have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • To be able to multi task
  • To be able to prioritise their workload

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • Hardworking
  • Keen to succeed
  • Results orientated
  • Driven
  • Outgoing and confident person 

Qualifications required

To apply for this position, you will need:

Good level of GCSE in maths and English Grade D or above (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship the person will continue working more in the sales office with the sales executives assisting in selling the vehicles.

Things to consider

Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices from the 1st April 2017 is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by this age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate for their age. Travelling to work: Bus routes: http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/timetables-search/?pg=1&pgsize=10®ion=22534&q=telford&lat=52.678419&lng=-2.445257999999967 Car Share Shropshire and Telford: http://carshareshropshireandtelford.co.uk/x.jsp?ano=0 Wheels to Work: http://www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/services/individuals/wheels-to-work

About the employer

Travelworld are an exclusive ‘Erwin Hymer group’ dealer and represent their finest brands. German marques synonymous with luxury, heritage and authentic craftsmanship. This is a Customer Service role supporting the sales team at the Telford address.

Employer

Travel Cruiser Concessionaires Ltd

Address

Unit 14

Halesfield 14

Telford

TF7 4QR

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Training provider

As part of the apprenticeship the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College. The candidate will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English level 1 or 2
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider

TELFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology

Contact

Karen Pearce 01952 642452 apprentices@tcat.ac.uk

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2017