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Level 3 Technical Salesperson | Furness College
Level 3 Technical Salesperson

Level 3 Technical Salesperson

Course Content

The apprenticeship will cover a wide range of knowledge, skills and behaviours which will assist the student in their day to day work duties. These could include:

Skills –

  • Communication
  • Customer Experience
  • Data Security
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Technical Ability
  • Database and Campaign Management

Knowledge –

  • Understands the basic elements and architecture of computer systems
  • Has a working knowledge of Cloud and Cloud Services
  • Understands the principles of secure coding
  • Has a working knowledge of the role IT plays within the broader context of a business strategy
  • Understands the sales lifecycle, techniques and processes.

Behaviours –

  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • The ability to interact effectively and professionally with a range of different types of customer
  • Ability to think analytically and to solve problems
  • Can use own initiative
  • Ability to operate in a secure manner
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment

What qualification will I achieve?

  • Successful apprentices on completion, will achieve the IT Technical Salesperson Level 3 Standard.
  • Functional skills in Maths and English would be achieved if the apprentices does not already hold the required qualification at the time of starting the apprenticeship standard.

How long is the course?

  • Successful apprentices on completion, will achieve the IT Technical Salesperson Level 3 Standard.
    Functional skills in Maths and English would be achieved if the apprentices does not already hold the required qualification at the time of starting the apprenticeship standard.

How will I learn?

  • The apprenticeship will largely take place at the site of the employer, using day to day working activities to underpin knowledge that is learnt. A portion of the apprenticeship will take place at Furness College through classroom/workshop based learning. This is likely to be as part of a day release from the employer although each sector has differing delivery structure and this will be discussed with the employer and apprentice.

What subjects will I study?

This particular apprenticeship standard doesn’t require an apprentice to achieve any formal qualification to achieve this particular apprenticeship and solely relies on the apprentice’s digital portfolio.

How will I be assessed?

At the end of the apprenticeship students will be expected to take part in an end point assessment, this will assess how an apprentice can apply their skills, knowledge and behaviours acquired in their apprenticeship. Throughout the apprenticeship, students will build up a portfolio of work for discussion, which will compromise of evidence produced in the work place to show the apprentice has met the knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed in the standard.
Before taking the EPA, the apprentice will need to have met the below requirements –
satisfactorily completed training covering the skills, knowledge and behaviours as described in the standard
*Achieved the Mandatory qualifications set out in the standard
*Achieved the required English & Maths qualifications specified in the standard
*Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio of evidence to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard.

The four assessments carried out for this standard at the end of the apprenticeship are –

  • Summative portfolio
  • Synoptic project
  • Employer reference
  • Interview

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs for the apprentice to consider. If employers want information regarding financial costs and potential incentives towards taking on apprentices then please get in touch with the college.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include GCSEs, A levels, a level 2 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications, relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: Telephone: 01229 825017 Email: info@furness.ac.uk Website: www.furness.ac.uk

Progression

Typical job roles

This apprenticeship is aimed at people currently in the below role of seeking employment in the below roles:

  • Sales Associate
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Engineer
  • Entry Level Customer Support
  • Technical Retail Assistant
  • Technical Tele Sales
  • Junior Account Manager

What opportunities will this lead to?

Progression comes in a variety of ways after achieving the apprenticeship, which are:   

  • Progression onto HE Learning
  •  Progression onto Higher Apprenticeship levels
  •  The potential for advancement in their job role
  • This apprenticeship is recognised for entry on to the Register of IT Technicians and those completing their apprenticeships are eligible to apply for registration.

Channelside
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 2PJ
Rating Lane
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA13 9LE
Contact Us Tel: 01229 825 017 (Channelside Campus)
Tel: 01229 828 377 (Barrow Sixth Form College)
Email: info@furness.ac.uk
Business Support Tel: 01229 844 836
Email: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk
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