Apprenticeships at Elliotts

Do you want to find an apprenticeship and launch a career in customer service? Would you like to start a career in one of the South’s longest running businesses?

Great news! We’re looking for 13 new apprentices to join our successful apprenticeship scheme.

You’ll join us at the heart of Elliotts as a Level 2 Customer Service apprentice. As a key member of the team, you’ll work in one of our branches and learn everything you need to support our customers and help them build.

Meet some of our past Customer Service apprentices

Sales & Estimating - Joinery

"During my apprenticeship I had some fantastic mentors who made me feel like part of the team and gave me so much knowledge. I can strongly recommend the Elliotts apprenticeship scheme."

Sam Bull

Sales & Estimating - Brick Library

"It’s a great way to start a career at a company that rewards hard work. I have seen many people work their way up by putting the effort in and determination."

Mollie Oram - Tadley

Admin/Office Sales - Tadley

“As an apprentice, you work alongside experienced staff, building up knowledge, skills and responsibility, and gaining qualifications. The Elliotts apprenticeship scheme is a great way to get your foot in the door & I would highly recommend it to others.”

Become more than a customer service representative

Our Customer Service apprenticeship isn’t just about serving customers and taking money. You’ll learn about how the branch runs by:

  • Learning about the products and services that we offer to customers. 
  • Helping our customers get all the materials they need for their projects face to face (in a Covid-secure way), via the phone and by email.
  • Keeping our shelves and yards stocked with the right products. 
  • Working closely with our product specialists and offering support to other branches.

Click here to go to our apprenticeship application page.

What will I learn on my apprenticeship? | Elliotts
Have some more questions about doing an apprenticeship at Elliotts? Here is a quick run down of all the most frequently asked questions:

What branches are the apprenticeships available at?

We have Level 2 Customer Service apprenticeships available in Bishop’s Waltham, Chandler’s Ford, Christchurch, Fareham, Fordingbridge, Lymington, Ringwood, Romsey, Portsmouth, Southampton, Tadley, Totton and Winchester.

What qualification will I get?

Through your work based learning, after 13 months you’ll have a Level 2 Customer Service qualification.

How much will I get paid?

We pay £5 per hour while you’re doing your apprenticeship training.

How many hours will I work each week?

As an apprentice, you’ll work 40 hours per week in one of our branches. 20% of this time will be spent on your apprenticeship.

What ages is the apprenticeship open to?

This apprenticeship is open to anyone from the age of 16! So whether you’re fresh out of school or an adult looking for a career change, our apprenticeships are open to all.


Just click here to apply.

More about Elliotts

Founded in 1842, Elliotts is one of the oldest family businesses in the South, stocking a wide range of building materials to help the trade and public build.

Today, Elliotts has 10 merchant branches and two specialist tool centres across Hampshire and Dorset. Elliotts also have their own roofing company, Elliotts Premier Roofing, and four kitchen, bathroom and bedroom showrooms under the brand of Elliotts Living Spaces. Headquartered in Southampton, Elliotts employ over 300 staff.

Tom Elliott, Managing Director of Elliotts, is the sixth generation of Elliotts to run the business. 

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