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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