Sales Apprenticeship Paragon Training Ltd

The role involves working as part of an exciting target driven sales team where the Apprentice will become fluent in selling techniques and learning thorough product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm, 40 Hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The Sales Apprentice role involves working in an exciting busy target driven office environment that will involve working as part of a thriving sales team covering all areas of the sales environment.
  • The Apprenticeship Programme will develop initially the Apprentice’s sales product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service.
  • The Apprentice will become fluent in selling techniques, finance and appraisal systems through dedicated training on a one-to-one basis, delivered ‘in-house’ reducing the time spent out of the office.
  • The Apprentice will undertake specific Skillnet modules ensuring each customer receives a quality, professional purchasing experience leading to increased customer retention.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training to be provided, no skills required.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the sales with good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or Equivalent (A-D preferable).

Future prospects

A full time career within the office industry with many opportunities to progress. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of sales skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within any other areas of commerce they may be interested in.

About the employer

Paragon Training is the sole UK distributor for the world's largest safety video company, we probably have the safety training video you have been searching for! If not as a source centre we will endeavour to find the programme or video that will suit your requirements.

Paragon Training can provide you with Safety Training Videos on DVD's, Safety Courses, E-learning and Safety Posters through our online shop. We also offer Bespoke Safety Training Video Production.


Paragon Training Ltd


Britannia House

Leagrave Road



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Training provider

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the office environment. An advisor will visit at least every 6-8 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Industry recognised framework qualification.
  • Functional Skills (ICT, English and Maths).
  • VCQ Level 2 and/or Level 3.
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate).

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet


Alice Regan 01923 216165

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017