What is an Apprenticeship?

An IT Apprenticeship is a full time job with training where someone can earn while they learn, develop essential industry skills and achieve a nationally-recognised qualification.

This qualification helps to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in an IT Technical Sales role.

The primary role of an IT Technical sales apprentice is to be an outbound seller or reseller, generating leads, appointments or sales with a pipeline of current and prospect customers.

This qualification will enable Apprentices to become an integral part of a sales team, combining the key technical knowledge of a portfolio with essential sales skills to maintain a pipeline of quality leads to hit their targets.

Sales apprentices become experts in their technical field, providing a proactive sales function, offering advice and technical support on a range of products for current or prospect customers.

Benefits of doing an Apprenticeship:

  • On the job training
  • Learn key skills that can lead to a range of opportunities
  • Earn while you learn
  • Work with a number of established global brands becoming an expert in the field
  • Build your confidence

There are fantastic progression routes for those that choose this career path with almost unlimited earning potential.

What’s the work like?

  • Calling customers and prospects, generating leads and appointments
    Support marketing campaigns, booking prospects onto webinars or seminars
    Become product expert with additional vendor training
  • Attend regular training sessions or technical workshops
  • Study for Tier 1 vendor accreditations with brands like Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco

What qualifications are required to apply for this Apprenticeship?

Entry requirements for all levels are at least C in English and Maths with level 4 apprentices required complete some initial assessments as part of the application process.

Candidates must be highly motivated and responsive to customer needs and seek to achieve individual targets and objectives. This individual must exhibit pro-active selling within this role.