Overview

  • £19,150.00

Canford is probably best known for its catalogue & website listing over 15,000 items aimed at those who use or install audio, visual & communications equipment. The sheer breadth of that target market has meant that Canford Audio Limited has had both the pleasure & responsibility of serving hundreds of thousands of clients since its formation since 1976. Canford Audio Limited is a hybrid mix of manufacturing & distribution, & no one competes in the scale & complexity of the Canford Audio Limited proposition, meeting customer needs in more than 90 countries. Canford Audio Limited in-house manufacturing capabilities now encompass electrical & electronic equipment production, mechanical assembly, metal machining, sheet metal fabrication, finishing & powder coating. Over 85 staff over 2 sites are directly involved in manufacturing over 3000 products, which accounts for 40% of the Company’s turnover.

Desired skills

Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills
IT skills
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
Presentation skills
Administrative skills
Number skills
Analytical skills
Logical
Team working
Creative
Initiative
Non judgemental
Patience
Enthusiastic
Punctual
Proactive

Personal qualities

Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills
IT skills
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
Presentation skills
Administrative skills
Number skills
Analytical skills
Logical
Team working
Creative
Initiative
Non judgemental
Patience
Enthusiastic
Punctual
Proactive

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) essential
Other Business Studies (Grade Any) desirable
Other Customer Service Qualification (Grade Any) desirable

Future prospects

There are further opportunities for development within the role on the successful completion of the apprenticeship

Important Other Information

The role is computer based, will involve taking and making telephone calls, emailing customers and ability to multi-task. Customer service is the most important aspect of this role.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting a relevant qualification all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid. You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.81 an hour (April 2022)

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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