Apprentice Travel Consultant - Seaham HAYS TRAVEL LIMITED

Hays Travel apprenticeships are an exciting and credible alternative to other educational routes, where you will still continue your studies working towards a nationally recognised apprenticeship programme. Alongside valuable on-the job experience, you’ll also get a salary at the end of every month!

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

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Closing date: 17 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    Apprentice salary will meet minimum wage

  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000213669

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Whilst beginning to learn about the business and how we operate, you will be provided with ongoing training and support to help develop your customer service and selling skills. You will learn how to adapt to working within a fast paced sales environment, gain travel product knowledge and develop confidence and flair which will enable you to meet customer’s needs.

This apprenticeship is perfect to develop your passion for travel. Working in the sales division requires hard work, excellent customer service skills and a firm grasp on product knowledge. With a positive and results driven attitude, you will recommend a range of holiday experiences and ancillary products with a view to achieving your individual and team sales targets. You will also be focused towards completing the apprenticeship programme with the determination to be successful in your role.

Duties:

  • Source and provide accurate and relevant travel information that will ensure customers have a positive travel experience
  • Carry out transactions, using a range of reservation and booking systems
  • Respond positively and imaginatively to customers’ requirements, demonstrating an enthusiasm to inspire and delight them

The training you will be getting

Our in-house experienced learning and development coaches are on hand to give you expert advice, one-to-one support and award-winning training throughout your apprenticeship. Many of our team leaders and managers started their careers as apprentices - so there’ll always be someone there to offer you help and guidance on the job.

You will work towards a Level 3 Travel Consultant Apprenticeship including Functional Skills (if required).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We pride ourselves on our training and progression opportunities and many of our current managers started with us as an apprentice. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Passion for Travel industry

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent GCSE (Grade 4 - 9) Essential

About the employer

Our head office is home to over 500 employees and is the hub of our activity.

Employer

HAYS TRAVEL LIMITED

Address

56 Church Street, Seaham

SR7 7HF

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Training

Training provider

HAYS TRAVEL LIMITED

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

Apprenticeship standard

Travel consultant

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


Employer's Application Instructions

For more information about Hays Travel visit our website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 May 2024