Sales support apprentice Arnold Laver

To have a good level of knowledge of how a busy sales office works. To support the sales office staff in achieving the sales office budget.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40hrs, Mon to Fri 08:00 – 17:00hrs

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a multi purpose role for someone looking to get into sales in the future. It will be Business Administration based as you support the sales team with the view to move onto the sales qualification after the first years course if that was what the successful candidate wanted. The following are some of the duties you will undertake:

  • To assist in taking sales calls.
  • Inputting sales orders on the system
  • Gaining a knowledge of how an order turn from a quote to a sale
  • Gaining experinces in quoting customers
  • Gain a knowledge of stock management




Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Reasonable verbal & written English, good basic maths skills, reasonable I.T. skills (Word, Excel, Outlook),

Happy to pick up a phone

Personal qualities

Must be reliable and a good time-keeper. Must be able to communicate clearly, confident to engage with Senior Managers and Directors in an appropriate manner. Ideally self-motivated and able to work unsupervised at times.

Qualifications required

GCSE English, Maths, I.T. would be preferable

Future prospects

Excellent opportunities to progress within the sales office. The company run a couple of internal product training schemes. 1 previous apprentice has already moved into sales.

About the employer

Arnold Laver is an innovative UK Company with a range of interests and specialisms, including property, leisure and a large timber business. Over 580 people work towards a common goal of being the best material and service provider in the UK.


Arnold Laver



Basingstoke Road



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Training provider

  • Training will include 5 qualifications:
  • A skills-based NVQ Level 3 qualification in Business & Administration
  • A knowledge-based qualification in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills English (unless exempt)
  • Functional Skills Maths (unless exempt)
  • Functional Skills ICT(unless exempt)

Most training will take place in the workplace, although the Apprentice will also attend a 6-10 week off-the- job training programme at our training centre in Southampton which will include paid day releases.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Boom Training Ltd


Grace Warren 02380682060

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017