Rating

6.4/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • I am the Showroom Sales Manager at City Plumbing in Chelmsford. I have appointments with customers, designing and quoting for their future bathroom. I order the goods in, arrange delivery to the customer and make after-sale calls. I see the customer journey from start to finish.

    7/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt many sales techniques, how to deal with customer queries and problems. I have learnt how to navigate around the companies ordering system.

    6/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • While being on the programme and learning so many new things I have enjoyed having someone as a point of contact to guide me through everything.

    7/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • The programme has been rocky in some parts. Once I was able to have a call with my coach and clear up some questions I felt better.

    6/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I know at any point if I was stuck with something I could call or email [This section of the comment has been removed by a member of the RateMyApprenticeship Team because it did not meet our site terms and conditions] and she will always give me time to help me out.

    7/10

  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • As mentioned above, [This section of the comment has been removed by a member of the RateMyApprenticeship Team because it did not meet our site terms and conditions] has been super helpful when I felt a bit stuck.

    7/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • I have learnt more about the business side of sales and everyday branch life than I would if I didn't take part in this programme.

    6/10

  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • I am not aware of any, but I don't tend to look for them either

    5/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend Travis Perkins Plc to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • A good company to work for that allows you to grow and step up.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Travis Perkins Plc?
  • Keep asking questions, no question is a silly question.


Details

Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

Sales, Marketing & Procurement

Chelmsford

November 2021


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