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Customer Service Apprentice Team Office Supplies Limited

Team Office Supplies Limited are recruiting for Customer Service Apprentices to join their team! The successful candidates will support our sales team by delivering excellent customer service to all customer enquiries. Alongside internal training you will complete the Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We offer weekly incentives for highest performers

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting directly to the Sales Manager your duties will include:

  • Building sustainable relationships with customers via email & telephone.
  • Building trust with customer accounts through open and interactive communication.
  • Support customer enquiries through advice and suggestions on products.
  • Keeping up to date knowledge on the services and products we supply.
  • Ensuring customer enquiries are dealt with in a speedy and professional manner.
  • Keeping records of customer contact.
  • Following through an enquiry from start to finish.
  • Ensure any complaints or difficult customer requests are highlighted to the sales manager.
  • Ensure all training and apprenticeship work is up to date.
  • Follow the company’s communication procedures, guidelines & policies at all times.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2

  • The apprenticeship programme design will be built around the standard and individual apprentice and employer needs. This will consist of:
  • A fully embedded induction programme delivered by the employer and Seetec Outsource Training and Skills.
  • An initial assessment of your skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to develop and enhance your career and personal progression.
  • In line with the functional skills requirements set by the standard, (where applicable), we will analyse and continuously develop English and Mathematics.
  • On the job training delivered by the employer.
  • Allocation of an apprenticeship delivery coach who will carry out:
    • Regular training
      Assessment and support visits to ensure you acquire new learning, knowledge skills and behaviours in order to progress and develop.
    • Identify, track and support 20% off the job training activities
    • Quarterly formal progress review meetings; identifying learning achievements and next steps.
    • Individual learning plan - this will be used as part of a professional discussion during your reflective progress review meeting and track the 20% off the job training progress.
    • A journey of learning activities over the length of the apprenticeship programme
    • Access to on-line learning and an e-portfolio where you will be able to gather evidence to demonstrate your performance ensuring your apprenticeship – this evidence can be used to towards your end point assessment.
    • End point assessment – this takes place at the end of the apprenticeship to ensure you have developed the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for the job role. This may consist of at least 3-4 of the below activities:
      • Professional discussion
      • Observation
      • Portfolio of evidence, apprentice showcase
      • Research project
      • Multi-choice knowledge test
      • Work based project
      • Presentation
      • Competency based interview

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right person upon completing the apprenticeship successfully and proving themselves we are looking for them to progress through to a permanent role within either Customer Service or Sales.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Bubbly personality


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 9 - 4 / A*- C) Desired

Things to consider

Good local bus routes.

About the employer

Team Office Supplies Ltd are a family run printer and stationary supplier / retailer covering the whole of the UK. We specialise in the provision of a comprehensive range of inks and toners along with a range of stationary for businesses both small and large. We pride ourselves on our customer service which is core to all we do.


Team Office Supplies Limited






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Training provider



Seetec Outsource Training and Skills


Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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