The successful applicant will be involved in variety of tasks and gain an understanding of how the business operates throughout. There will be a focus on website development and SEO to generate more orders. Working as part of a small team, they will be encouraged to suggest system and process improvements.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay review annually in March and performance related bonus at Christmas.

  • Working week

    Monday to Saturday, shifts below: Option 1: 9am-5pm Mon, Tues 9am-1pm Weds 9am-5pm Thurs, Fri 9am-1pm Sat Or Option 2: 9am-6pm Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am-5pm Fri 9am-1pm Sat

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Update the current website with new product ranges, content, imagery & improve the SEO
  • Work on a new workwear website
  • Create promotional images & social media posts
  • Maintain and improve current eBay listings
  • Process online orders taken via the website & eBay
  • Deal with customers face to face, via e-mail & over the phone
  • Learn to process orders & use various machines for print, embroidery & engraving

The training you will be getting

Information & Communications Technician Level 3.


End-Point Assessment (EPA):

End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an apprentice goes through to complete their Apprenticeship.

The Apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail.

The EPA will include: Project with Questionnaire & Portfolio Interview.

Delivery Method:

Our delivery model includes a 1 day per week college attendance on a Friday for training and development of skills, knowledge and behaviours and 1:1 support from your trainer assessor in the workplace and will include assignments, work-based company projects and self-study.

Average duration is 24 months.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Logical, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Sports Advocate Ltd is a local retailer of teamwear, schoolwear and workwear. We supply customers both locally and across the UK. We supply items from a large number of brands, some based in the UK and others based around Europe.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Sophia Cleaver


Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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