Customer Service Apprenticeship Apollo Motor Group

Small business specialising in car maintenance and MOTs

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Business Administration Apprenticeship responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with post
  • Stationery orders
  • Answering the telephone and transferring calls
  • Greeting and looking after visitors
  • Setting and typing up documents such as letters and reports
  • Keeping computer records up to date and filing
  • Setting up meetings and taking minutes
  • Managing staff appointments and making travel arrangements.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Articulate and approachable, comfortable with picking the phone up and speaking to a stranger and initiating a conversation, customer service mentality for dealing with workshops; inbound & outbound calls
  • Must be a good effective team player
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Confidence in problem solving

Qualifications required

  • You must have 'C' grades or above (or equivalent) in Maths, English and ICT GCSEs or Functional Skills Level 2 in these areas

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ Level 2 Certificates along with functional skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment rights and responsibilities project. You will then have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

At the Apollo Motor Group we offer a fully comprehensive service for all major approved Insurance companies across the South Coast. The Company has progressively grown requiring relocation to larger premises in Portsmouth in 1999 and expanding with the inclusion of an additional site in Portsmouth in 2001, Chichester and Yeovil in 2004, Southampton in 2005, CBS Chichester in 2007, Basingstoke and Tonbridge in 2008 and Bexhill in 2009, plus a new Horsham site in 2011. Our company is dedicated to exceeding customer expectation, and have the measures in place to continually improve our services.


Apollo Motor Group


22 Boathouse Meadow Business Park



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Training provider

This course usually takes one year to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2
The time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own
To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd


Matthew Nightingale

Other information

An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world. This apprenticeship lasts for 12 months, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime.

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Oct 2017