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Technical Sales Apprentice DIGITAL ID LTD.

Do you have an interest in sales and technology? Do you want to combine the two and earn while you learn? Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Technical Sales Apprentice and join a vibrant, team based in Stockport!

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

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £175.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001747797

  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently recruiting for a talented individual who can help grow and develop a company client base, whilst learning new sales techniques in the process.

As a Technical Sales Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing sales opportunities through sector research
  • Following up on leads generated by marketing
  • Helping the company increase its client base through various client facing interactions, as part of the business development activity 
  • Matching the company products and starting to develop long-term relationships, by establishing the client’s needs
  • Pro-actively promoting the business through all channels.

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer.

The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start to your professional career within the IT industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience within a customer service, administration or sales role is preferred but not essential 
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and literacy skills 
  • You will be flexible, adaptable, possess the ability to multitask and have good interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills 
  • IT skills

Personal qualities

  • You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn 
  • A thinker and doer 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and deliver results 
  • Proactive approach to workload and new ideas
  • You will be highly organised 
  • Outstanding organisational skills, attention to detail 
  • Work as a team player whilst being able to work on set individual performance goals and KPIs

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this role, you must have at GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) for both maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least.

You should have a GCSE, BTEC or A Level in ICT (or equivalent) or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT.

Please note that you must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject (e.g. a degree).

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship and subject to overall performance and business requirements, the apprentice will be offered a full-time job with a pay rise in line with this. Our client is a fast-growing business and can provide fantastic career opportunities.


About the employer

Since day 1, The company set out a clear goal to become the UK’s largest ID card company offering a complete service. They don’t sell products, They solve problems and have been helping their customers businesses and their employees stay secure for over 25 years.

They provide a range of products and services such as plastic ID card printing, ID card printers and Lanyards tailored to meet the requirements of our customers. Over this time period they have built up a loyal base of over 20,000 unique customers and have shipped their products to over 100 countries worldwide.

Employer

DIGITAL ID LTD.

Address

Crown Royal

Unity Way

Stockport

SK1 3EY

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Training

Training provider

Intequal Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intequal Limited

Contact

Lyndsy Law

Level 3 IT Technical Salesperson apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Core Modules:

Sales Concepts:

This module provides learners with an understanding of the various concepts involved in the sales process.

Key Topics:

  • Principles and ethics of sales
  • Delivering value to the customer
  • Sales life cycle
  • Sales techniques and processes

IT Fundamentals:

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the fundamentals of computer systems.

Key Topics:

  • Basic elements and architecture of computer systems
  • Principles of secure coding
  • Data storage
  • Networking

Sales Techniques:

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of sales techniques.

Key Topics:

  • Negotiating sales
  • Handling objections
  • Closing Sales

Business Context:

This module provides learners with an understanding of the wider business context as related to sales.

Key Topics:

  • Business systems life cycle
  • Business strategy
  • The role of IT within a business
  • Organisational procedures

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals:

This module will prove that you understand cloudconcepts; core Microsoft 365 services and concepts; security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft365; and Microsoft 365 pricing and support.

Key Topics:

  • Understand cloud concepts
  • Understand core Microsoft 365 services and concepts
  • Understand security compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365
  • Understand Microsoft 365

Pricing and support Communications:

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the various methods and techniques of communications used in the business context.

Key Topics:

  • Unified communications
  • Cultural awareness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Written communications

Apprenticeship standard

IT technical salesperson

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021