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Sales Executive Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
GL3 4BH, Gloucester
£19,000 per annum
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Employer description:

The WCD Group was founded in 2003 following a research trip by our CEO to Australia to research plumbed in hydration solutions. At this time this was something unknown to the UK and Europe, however, he passionately believed that the future was refilling.

From the humble beginnings of a “one-man-band” in a loft conversion to a thriving business with over 50 full-time employees. Together our team is helping eradicate single-use plastic within businesses across the UK and Europe.

Our mission is to deliver innovative hydration solutions with sustainable, green credentials for refill, minimising plastics and waste, that help businesses and homeowners provide their teams and families with hot and cold, chilled, filtered, and sparkling water, to stay hydrated, healthy and enjoy wellbeing.


We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice.


£19,000 per annum. 

Main role / Responsibilities [will include but not be limited to]:

  • Calling existing customers to upsell consumables
  • Take inbound enquiries from Live Chat/Call/Emails
  • Sending Quotations to customers
  • Assisting with creating reports
  • Helping with customer queries

What we are looking for:

Desirable skills:

  • Communication
  • Customer service skills
  • Good Microsoft office understanding
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities:

  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme. 

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here:

Company perks:

  • Company Holiday Pay
  • Perk Pal, including high street discount
  • New office environment
  • Training

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


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Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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