Sales apprenticeships

Securing the skills to set up the right deals

Winning new business is at the heart of every organisation and is a crucial connection to understanding the customer while delivering a dynamic experience. Buyers have more power and are better informed than ever, with an increasing number of potential suppliers.

So, in such a competitive world, do you have the best salespeople, trained and ready to deal with any situation?

At Paragon Skills we offer intermediate and advanced level apprenticeships in the sales sector including the following:

Sales Executive Level 4 apprenticeship

Apprenticeships for sales professionals are relatively new and offer an excellent opportunity for you to nurture your existing and future workforce – whether they are part of a sales team in a large organisation or working in a cross-functional role of which sales skills play a part.

How we can help your business

We will work with you to tailor the Sales training programme specifically for your business. It will be designed to seamlessly integrate with your organisation at its core.

We can also assist in recruiting new employees for your business, helping you to attract and engage with candidates who are right for the role.

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Level 4 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is designed for employees who work in Business to Business or Business to Consumer markets with the responsibility to sell a specific product line or service.

    As a Sales Executive, employees will plan their sales activities, establish rapport, trust and relationships with their customers and lead the end-to-end sales interaction with the customer.

    Sales Executive apprenticeship Standard Level 4
    15 months The Association of Professional Sales (APS)


Paragon Skills have a professional and can do attitude which has helped us to create an apprenticeship programme that is consistent across our business – we couldn’t have done it without them.

Apprenticeships in sales are just the beginning…

Developing your business through apprenticeships

We work with thousands of employers across England, delivering outstanding apprenticeship programmes every day. Our employer satisfaction rate stands at 93%, with learner satisfaction at 89%, and our success rates are higher than the industry average.

Our teams are dedicated to enabling employers to realise the benefits apprenticeships will bring their business. Each programme is tailored specifically for your business and each of your employees, ensuring you get the greatest return and results from your investment.

So whether it’s increased productivity, boosted morale, staff retention, filling a skills gap or progressing your star employees, we have a solution that can help. Get in touch to find out more.

If you would like to learn more about sales apprenticeships and discuss the options available to you, then contact Paragon Skills today at 0800 783 2545.


How do we employ an apprentice?

We can help you find the right apprentice for your business. If you are looking to employ an apprentice you can learn more about the process on our Employing an apprentice page, or you can call us to discuss your requirements on 0800 783 2545.

How much does apprenticeship training cost?

The cost of an apprenticeship varies and is dependent on the level and Standard or Framework. To find out which Standards or Frameworks best meet your business needs, and the cost of these, speak to your training provider.

How long does an apprenticeship last?

In the sectors we work in, an apprenticeship takes 12 to 48 months, however this can vary depending on the hours worked, the industry sector and level of qualification.

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