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IT technical salesperson

Selling technical products and services, such as data storage and cloud services, for a company.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates will usually have either:

  • GCSEs, A levels, a level 2 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications
  • relevant experience and/or passed an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths
What apprentices will learn
  • sales processes, techniques and ethics
  • communication skills, using language and terminology appropriate to their audience, showing professionalism and cultural awareness
  • a basic understanding of computer systems, the cloud, data storage and secure coding
  • in-depth knowledge of the business products they’re responsible for selling
  • project management skills
  • the law on health and safety, data protection and the sale of goods

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices successfully completing the apprenticeship can apply for entry onto the Register of IT Technicians.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT 01793 417417
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583344
Accelerate People Ltd
The Colleges' Partnership Ltd 07843 582969
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.