Personal Group

Customer Specialist Apprentice


Personal Group

Training Provider:


Annual wage £20,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday: 08.30 - 17.00.
duration: 18 months
start: 6 January 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Customer Service Specialist Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
Working in our newly refurbished, modern head office in Central Milton Keynes, this is a fantastic chance to be in a customer centric role and gain experience liaising with our clients to ensure the site visits run smoothly and that client expectations are met.


In this role you will focus on speaking with our smaller client sites in order to identify and schedule work for our field sales executives each week. Additionally, you will also be responsible for providing first class administration support. This will involve sending out location checklists and briefing packs ahead of site visits. Additionally, you will be responsible for producing reports and management information.

There may also be the opportunity to attend some face to face client meetings with Sales Managers.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • Confidence making outbound calls from a sales or service environment
  • Experience of customer service, sales or account management would be an advantage
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience working with CRM systems

Employer Benefits:

Personal Group promotes employee engagement and as such working with us you will have fun in a friendly environment. We work hard and as a team but are rewarded with fantastic company benefits, an on-site gym, summer fun days and a Christmas party for you plus a guest!

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, we are looking to offer a permanent position within the organisation.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Excellent communicator - verbal and written
  • Good telephone skills
  • Enthusiasm to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Adaptable to change and willing to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work across multiple tasks within required deadlines
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Qualities Required

  • Conscientious
  • Hard working
  • Organised
  • Good listener
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • A natural desire to help people

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent)
  • Level 2 Customer Service or Business Administration Apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the workplace

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Customer Service Specialist Level 3
  • Functional Skills qualifications (if required)
  • Training will consist of College attendance, online learning and independent study 
  • Regular visits from the College into the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Use of e-portfolio
  • End point assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the College and employer
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