Trade Sales Apprentice HD PLANTS LIMITED

We are looking for a Sales Apprentice to join our fast paced telephone sales team based in Chorley. Responding to a wide range of enquiries for hedging from both retail and trade customers.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Responding to a wide range of enquiries for hedging from both retail and trade customers the role will include building and managing your own pipeline of enquiries to maximise the sales conversion from every opportunity presented
  • For our trade sales there is an element of relationship management where outbound calls will be required to keep in touch with customers but there is no ‘cold calling’, all enquiries are presented to us either via telephone or email

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Completion of level 3 qualification and progression/development within the Business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Number skills


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

About the employer

Hedges Direct are online hedging specialists, with decades of industry experience and a culture firmly focused on quality & service.




York House

Foxhole Road



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Training provider


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


Charlotte Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

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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