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Sales Executive
Level 4 apprenticeship

Who is the apprenticeship for?

Winning new business is at the heart of every organisation and is a crucial connection to understanding the customer while delivering a dynamic experience. The world of sales attracts millions of competitive, solution focused and target driven individuals every year, and if you’re looking to hone your skills and maximise your ability to reach your goals, this Sales Executive apprenticeship is the perfect way to learn whilst you contine to sell.

Typical roles that this apprenticeship will support are:

Sales Consultant
Sales Specialist
Sales Advisor

Sales Representative
Business Development Executive
Field Sales Executive

Sales Executive apprenticeship Standard Level 4

15-18 months

City & Guilds

What will you learn?

Whether you want to tighten up your commercial acumen, your customer analysis, negotiation skills or want to be able to close a sale in record time, this programme will help you to do this, and so much more.

The programme will ensure you are confident enough to deliver an exceptional customer experience and successfully reach your goals faster.

How will you learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources you will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time information so that you will always know where you’re at in your learner journey.

This apprenticeship will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Knowledge

  • Organisation
  • Product, service and sector
  • Market
  • Customer bios/history
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Digital knowledge

Skills

  • Sales planning and preparation
  • Customer engagement
  • Customer needs analysis
  • Propose and present solutions
  • Negotiate
  • Closing sales
  • Gathering intelligence
  • Time management
  • Collaboration and team-work
  • Customer experience management
  • Digital skills

Behaviours

  • Ethics and integrity
  • Proactivity
  • Self-discipline
  • Resilience and self-motivation
  • Continuous professional development

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Your pathway to success

Upon completion of your Sales Executive Level 4 apprenticeship, you will be ready to put your skills into practice in the workplace. If you want to continue your progression to become a manager of a team or department, our ILM Leadership and Management programmes will help you get there. Check out the page on our website for more information.

If you’re interested in starting your Sales career with Paragon Skills, we can help you get there. Get in touch today!

FAQs

Do I have to find a job first?

If you’re not currently employed or looking for a new job, you can apply for apprenticeship vacancies advertised by employers looking to employ an apprentice, as you must be employed to undertake an apprenticeship.

You can view current vacancies here: apprenticeship vacancies

If you already have a job and wish to gain a qualification in that industry as an apprentice, this is possible subject to your employer’s agreement.

Will it cost me anything?

No. Your employer pays your wage and we apply for government funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to support the cost of your qualification.
Currently 100% funding is available for apprentices ages 16 – 18 and 90% for those aged 19 + (subject to the employers levy status).

You or your employer can call us to discuss any questions you have regarding funding on 0800 783 2545.

Can I undertake an Apprenticeship with my current employer?

Yes. If you already have a job and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification in that role, an apprenticeship is a great way to do it. A great way to start is to visit our employing an apprentice page ready to discuss with your employer or give us a call on 0800 783 2545

Sophie Fox

The apprenticeship has helped me stand out in the company. If anyone is considering an apprenticeship, I’d say to go for it.

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Level 4 apprenticeship

    Winning new business is at the heart of every organisation and is a crucial connection to understanding the customer while delivering a dynamic experience.

    The world of sales attracts millions of competitive, solution focused and target driven individuals every year, and if you’re looking to hone your skills and maximise your ability to reach your goals, this Sales Executive apprenticeship is the perfect way to learn whilst you contine to sell.

    Sales Executive apprenticeship Standard Level 4
    15-18 months City & Guilds
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