As a Sales Apprentice, you'll earn from your very first day while gaining the essential skills you need to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. On our 12-month Apprentice Program, you'll gain the business, communication and technical skills you need to succeed in sales.
To apply for a Softcat Apprenticeship you need one A-level or five GCSE's (inc. English & Maths) at C Grade or above.
To win your place you'll need to be a quick learner and a genuine people person. Someone who can always be relied upon to have a positive and enthusiastic outlook.
The work is fast-paced with lots of variety and exciting challenges, and there will be fantastic career opportunities for you as our business continues to grow.Apply now
Your training starts with an intense 3-week induction program where you'll learn about Softcat, meet our business leaders and start to learn about sales and IT.
Combining assessments and on-the-job training, you'll earn a range of City and Guilds qualifications in ICT at Levels 2 and 3.
Our top-tier partners deliver training through Academy workshops, giving you the opportunity to earn additional specialised accreditations.
Our Apprentice Program takes a tiered approach to learning, so each quarter your training builds on specific IT focus areas and sales skills.
You'll receive ongoing coaching throughout your apprenticeship, and your mentor is there to support you over the 12 months.
Looking for non-sales apprenticeships? We offer specialised apprenticeships in various roles including Operations, Purchasing, Customer Service and Technical. Get in touch to learn more.
When you graduate from the Apprentice Sales Program, you'll join our other Account Executives on a 12-month sales course designed to build on the skills you have.
You'll have total responsibility for your own portfolio of customers. From here you can choose to focus solely on maximising your own business, or you can help others grow too.
If you want to take on management responsibility, you'll be given the opportunity to become a Mentor after 18 months.
Focusing on an account manager role will see you become a Senior Account Manager, Account Director then Senior Account Director as your business grows.
If you thrive as a Mentor, you'll become a Deputy Team Leader and then a Team Leader. In these roles, you'll earn bonuses based on your team's performance as well as your own commission.
The Apprentice Sales Program gives you an amazing platform to excel. Most of our apprentices hit the ground running, so your own career acceleration might surprise you!
Our Sales Apprentice Program is competitive, so we focus on attracting the best candidates. To stand out, you’ll need to immediately demonstrate that you’re ambitious, hard-working, friendly, organised, and work really well in a team.
If you’re Softcat apprentice material, our recruitment team will give you a call straight away.
Our recruitment team will give you a call to tell you more about our Apprentice Program, as well as exploring your long-term career goals. If you impress us, we’ll arrange a face-to-face interview.
Meet our recruitment team and get to know Softcat a bit better. Our program is designed to rapidly accelerate your career. You’ll need to prove that you’re committed, eager to learn, and ready to work hard.
If you have what it takes, you’ll have another interview with the Apprentice Manager to see how you’ll best fit into the team. Our apprentices are a tight-knit group, and we want to ensure you all thrive together.
If you’re applying for an apprenticeship in a non-sales area, you’ll be interviewed by an appropriate Team Leader, and we’ll be looking for the same personal qualities and attitude.
If you're successful at this stage of the recruitment process, we'll offer you a place on our Sales Apprentice Program at our Marlow or Manchester office, and you'll start the following August.
You’ll learn more about Softcat and meet some of your potential future colleagues, as well as taking part in group activities to test your teamwork skills.