Velocity Academy have an exciting new opportunity for a Sales Apprentice with Panacea Group, an IT Value Added Reseller based in Bradford. Duties include: cold calling prospective customers, sending customers quotes, as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Commission opportunities

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for strong candidates to join our exciting sales team. You will be interested selling IT hardware, software, solutions and cloud based technology’s, they will be tasked with learning the role and growing a customer portfolio.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Cold calling prospective customers
  • Sending customers quotes
  • Turning quotes in to orders
  • Assisting clients with the help of our in house purchasing and technical team to deliver customised solutions that meet their specific requirements.
  • Finding short and long term sales opportunities via, discussions, onsite/offsite meetings, marketing and telemarketing.
  • Learning about the products and services that we sell and how to pitch them to prospective clients.

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

Velocity apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, they will provide the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace and to expand future career prospects.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their programme.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 IT Technical Salesperson Standard, with training in how to:

-Understand the sales life cycle, techniques & processes
-Understand how to negotiate, handle objections and close sales
-Understand the basic elements and architecture of computer systems
-Have a working knowledge of Cloud and Cloud Services
-Have a working knowledge of the role IT plays within the broader context of a business strategy

For a full list of programme modules visit:

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once the successful candidate has completed their training course and we think they are at a suitable level of expertise, we would look to offer a permanent role within the business.
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English & Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

A value-added partner with a truly value-added approach to business. We enable organisations of all size to achieve their goals with our logical approach to all solutions. We specialise in tailoring IT solutions to each customer's needs whilst utilising the best cloud, on-premises and hybrid technologies to meet all goals. We were founded for a very simple reason, to give organisations of all sizes the best services and solutions experience possible.




Panacea Group

Euroway House

Roydsdale Way, Euroway Industrial Estate


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Training provider



Tom Crossland


Apprenticeship standard

IT technical salesperson

Level 3 (A level)

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