Apprentice Junior Estate Agent HOLDEN ESTATE AGENTS LTD

An exciting and progressive opportunity with renowned local independent Estate Agents. You will be ambitious to start your career in the growing sector of residential sales and learn with a team that holds a wealth of knowledge and understanding about the industry. You will register applicants onto the database, book viewings, plus much more.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprenticeship wage paid for first 12 months if learner is 18, then increased in line with government requirements.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 9am - 6pm (1 hour lunch unpaid). Saturday: 9am - 4pm - an agreed day in the working week will be allocated as a day off in lieu of working a Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The main functions will be the following, although they are not definitive:

  • To register applicants onto the database
  • To manage the database with regular contact
  • To book viewings by calling the database and property matching, as well as downloading email and web leads, requesting viewings
  • Obtaining regular feedback from viewings
  • Conduct property viewings
  • Prospecting - by calling a database of local property owners with potential property to sell and booking in valuations
  • Prospecting - by dropping door-to-door leaflets in specific areas, on roads where we have recently sold and also to properties that have been on the market with other agents or withdrawn from the market
  • Various administrative tasks to support the sales team, including printing emailing letters, archiving, filing, preparing window cards and property details, blog and social media management 
  • Front office - to meet and greet potential clients who come into the office and register their details on the system for sale. Print and hand out brochures to applicants visiting the office
  • Take part in the morning sales meetings and diary management for the day
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and use of company systems on the PC and paper forms including any requirements for money laundering and GDPR

The training you will be getting

Upon successful passing of the End Point Assessment, the learner will achieve the Level 2 Junior Estate Agent Intermediate. With this qualification, the learner can apply for Associate member of the NAEA at their cost. 

Apprentices need to achieve level 1 English and Maths and take the test for level 2 prior to taking their end point assessment.

Delivery of the programme is 100% remote via Teams and online live workshops. Minimum attendance is 3 sessions per month which facilitates the "off the job" learning. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There may be the opportunity for the candidate to be taken on full-time following the duration of the Apprenticeship, however, this is not guaranteed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Well presented, Drive and ambitious to succeed, Hardworking


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/ 4) Desired
Other English and Maths (Grade Functional skills level 1) Desired

Things to consider

Ideally, the role requires someone who drives and has their own vehicle. However, someone ready to take their driving test will also be considered. Also, ideally within the Maldon area for easy access to the office location Vacancy may close earlier if suitable candidate secured.

About the employer

Co-directors Ryan Holden and Phil Cumbers cut the ribbon and opened their doors for the first time on the 23rd January 2010. Maldon’s newest, and soon to become very successful, estate agent was born. Ryan and Phil quickly established Holden Estate Agents as one of the leading estate agents in the area. As the business grew, a new, bigger and more prominent premises was required. In 2013 a new home was identified, and the nostalgic move was complete.







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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 Chowdhury

Apprenticeship standard

Junior estate agent

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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