Vehicle Sales Apprentice Plan (Gb) Limited

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Plan GB Ltd as a Vehicle Sales Apprentice. You will study towards your Sales level 2 qualification and upon completion of the Apprenticeship you will be qualified Contract Hire & Leasing Consultant.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30m-5.30pm, 40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Plan have been established for over 17 years, from our head office in Epping High Street we have been providing tailor made car & van leasing solutions for both personal and business customer locally and nationwide.

Due to our continued success and growth we are in the position to offer a Vehicle Sales Apprenticeship to work alongside our established sales force. As our Vehicle Sales Apprentice your day to day duties will include.

•    Research vehicle prices and discount levels by liaising with dealerships and manufactures.
•    Compare these prices to the current market place and look for exclusive deals within the contract hire and leasing market.
•    Update pricing on our website and various advertising platforms.
•    Supporting the existing sales team with vehicle quotations and researching vehicle lead-times with dealers.
•    Answering the telephone and taking down information from new sales enquires. You will then work on the enquiry with an experienced sales consultant to form part of your ongoing training. This training will form part of your apprenticeship and your end goal which is a fully qualified regulated Contract Hire and Leasing Consultant.
•    You will also undertake sales and product training each day.

To be successful in your application you must be driven to succeed, keen to learn, show a passion for business and present yourself as a future business professional from day one. This Apprenticeship opportunity is a true challenge that will stretch you daily but offers great rewards and future prospects in return. 

Please be aware due to the nature of the role this would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity within the vehicle finance market place.

The main purpose of the role will be to.
1.    To support the existing sales team.
2.    Lean the contract hire and leasing industry from the ground up so at the end of your apprenticeship you are competent in all aspects of the market, from there depending on your skill set you can decide which route you prefer either a Retail or Corporate role.

At Plan GB Ltd we are aware that this role is a significant challenge for any Apprentice to take on. We aim to coach you throughout your time with us and for your commitment to us in return we will ensure that you are training fully in all aspects of the contract Hire & Leasing market place including product knowledge, Finance quoting systems and have an excellent understanding of both the sales and compliance processes.

If you feel you have desirable skills that you can bring to the role, the drive and passion to learn about our business, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•    A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Competent  typing skills
•    Literate in spoken and written English
•    Organised and can work to deadlines
•    Completer/finisher
•    Exceptional Telephone manner
•    People skills (caring/friendly/approachable/confident)
•    Desirable that you are fluent in Chinese.

Personal qualities

•    Immaculately Presented 
•    Polite and well mannered
•    Works well in a team environment 
•    Driven to succeed

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of level two intermediate apprenticeship. The right candidate will be offered the chance to complete a level 3 advanced apprenticeship leading to a full time role.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. Company Based in Epping High Street, no onsite parking but does have excellent rail and bus links Please look at which could help with public transport with route planning.

About the employer

Plan are an industry leading company based in Epping, Essex who have provided local and nationwide car leasing solutions since 1998. We were one of the very first car leasing companies online and have over 17 years experience helping customers find the best priced cars and vans for business and personal use. Due to our long standing good reputation in the industry, we have access to all the very best national vehicle funders and finance companies. This enables us to offer you the best possible prices on all car leasing contracts, all year round. As a company, we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of customer service every step of the way. Whether you’re looking for a business or private lease car, we’ll be able to help.


Plan (Gb) Limited



High Street


CM16 4AE

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Training provider

Functional Skills ICT
Functional Skills Maths
Functional Skills English
Apprenticeship in Sales L2

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017