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Customer Service Practitioner – Level 2 Apprentice Stanpit Wine Merchants

We’re a small friendly team in a family run business, offering a great apprenticeship opportunity for someone keen to learn about our business and to help our customers. This is quite a varied role offering great training and support. If this sounds like something you’d like to do, then please apply.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Including term time day release at Bournemouth College. You would need to be flexible as our opening hours are 9am-9pm and we run different shift patterns e.g. variable weekly shifts including weekends, evenings, and bank holidays. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Our aim is to provide a fantastic experience for our customers each and every time they visit, so great customer service is at the heart of what we do. This is a really good opportunity to learn hands on about how to provde that customer service standard and find out how our business operates.

You’ll be able to shadow a member of staff and to start with will learn how to:

  • serve customers, checking IDs where appropriate
  • make customers feel welcome and develop your communication skills
  • understand our product range so you can answer queries
  • deal with enquiries by phone
  • operate the till system
  • help with window displays and merchandising stock
  • stock shelves and unload deliveries
  • complete some basic administration
  • keep the shop clean and tidy

You’ll be able to develop the role as you progress with the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Friendly and confident in talking to people, patient and polite
  • High standard of customer service
  • Good communicator, able to ask questions and find out information
  • Able to pick things up quickly
  • Computer literate
  • Comfortable with numbers
  • Pleasant phone manner
  • Able to use initiative

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn and make the most of the apprenticeship opportunity
  • Honest and reliable
  • Punctual
  • Smart appearance

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 and above or equivalent, which must include English and maths

Future prospects

  • Progression to a higher level qualification and a permanent role

Things to consider

  • NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial interview with Bournemouth & Poole College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from The College. This is not an interview for the job but is an integral part of our recruitment process

About the employer

Wine, spirits and beers


Stanpit Wine Merchants





BH23 3LZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College


You will receive the majority of your training on the job and will be required to attend college on a term time day release basis throughout the apprenticeship.

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills English and maths Level 2 (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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