Apprentice Estate Agent

Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Yeovil, BA20 1EQ

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 28 June 2024


Summary

This is a customer-facing role with responsibility for providing the administrative support needed to secure successful property sales. You'll also learn how to value properties, prepare particulars, negotiate sales and conduct viewings.

Annual wage
£12,729.60 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Junior estate agent (level 2)
Hours
Tuesday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.30pm, plus every Saturday, 8.45am - 4.00pm

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 14 August

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Junior Estate Agent Level 2 Apprenticehip Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

22 Princes Street

Yeovil

BA20 1EQ

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Your training course

Junior estate agent (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the competitive market-place and commerciality of Estate Agency, Innovation, recognising opportunities and referrals.
  • To be able to organise and plan work in a flexible manner to ensure tasks are prioritised and completed within agreed timescales.  Show effective decision making in order to ensure work and tasks are completed in line with instruction and on time, including the principles of productivity, diary management, prioritising, targets/objectives and to understand task setting.
  • To be able to work effectively with internal colleagues and external partners to achieve individual, team and business targets, identify solutions to problems, appreciate the importance of team working, and understand job roles and where they fit within the team.  To use appropriate communication and interpersonal skills such as active listening, engagement and managing ambition. 
  • Know how to manage the relationship with the customer.  Know the importance of written, verbal and non-verbal communication (including body language), email, letter, telephone and personal etiquette. 
  • Appropriate use of social media sites, ie. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and smartphone applications. 
  • Effective use of IT equipment and software, including specific sales and lettings packages, phone systems, use of mobile phones, measuring devices, dictation machines, damp meters, touch typing, cameras, PCs/laptops/tablets, multifunction copiers, cloud data systems (and data compliance), safety devices.
  • To be able to demonstrate presentation skills, viewing and selling properties, cross selling, lettings and referrals.  Standard methods of concluding sales; understanding needs. 
  • To have an understanding of active listening, active questioning, empathy, handling difficult people and situations, objection handling, public relations and research.  To be inquisitive, respectful, polite and know how to take control of a negotiation conversation.
  • Be able to apply a range of administrative skills in order to support the range of estate agency activities and related services.  An understanding of the importance and use of digital and hardcopy records, including appropriate software packages. Diary management, filing, making and receiving telephone calls.
  • Demonstrate both spoken and written ‘business English’ and the difference between internal and external communications etiquette (email, letter, telephone) and numeracy (use of percentages).  
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 5+)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths (grade 5+)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    If you don't already drive, to progress in this industry you'll eventually need to learn to drive.

    About this company

    Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities. High quality service and professional advice are central to the firm’s continuing success as a leading property specialist in the area, combined with the personal touch and friendliness that characterises our firm and helps us retain staff for many years.

    http://www.gth.net (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Become a fully fledged member of the team.. Negotiator, Valuer and then Branch Manager
    • The sky's the limit

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    Greenslade Taylor Hunt

    Victoria Keating

    vicky.keating@gth.net

    01823284255

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261402.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

    When you apply, you’ll be asked to sign in with a GOV.UK One Login. You can create one at the same time as applying for this apprenticeship.