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Apprentice Sales Office Assistant Stainless Metric Stock Ltd

Stainless Metric Stock Ltd are looking to take on a Apprentice Sales Office Assistant to be based in Darwen. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 09:00 - 17:00 and Friday, 09:00 - 15:30, with 1-hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Speaking to people on the telephone
  • Quoting customers and also emailing price enquiries
  • Order input and other computer work
  • Sales development – contacting new and existing customers
  • Working in a team with other sales staff
  • Learning product knowledge

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths

Future prospects

  • To continue onto full-time employment

Things to consider

  • The closing date isn’t a set date, the company will wish to interview applicants before the closing date, resulting in the vacancy being filled before the given date so we do recommend getting your application form in as soon as possible

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

For over 25 years, SMS stainless steel products have been leading the UK’s metric tube distribution market. We carry the largest stock of metric stainless-steel tubular products in the UK - not just in tonnage but including the many ancillary and complimentary fittings rarely available elsewhere.


Stainless Metric Stock Ltd


Bull Hill

Bolton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment Team 01254 395355

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Work-based learning

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2021