Do you want to earn, learn and progress in one of the South's leading builders merchants? if the answer is yes, then we need you!

Following the success of our current apprenticeship scheme, we're looking to recruit more to be our stars of the future!

Our apprenticeships cover a whole host of areas from learning what it takes to run a branch yard to how to design a bathroom.  As an Elliotts Apprentice - you will learn by doing and you will be earning at the same time and with all that under your belt, there is every chance for you to embark on a successful career with Elliotts.  The programme covers both NVQ Level 2 Customer Service (equivalent to 5 GCSE's) and NVQ Level 3 (equivalent to 2 A Levels) - depending upon the type of apprenticeship undertaken; this will run for either 13 or 15 months.

So, what do you need to become an Elliott's Apprentice?  First and foremost, you'll need to be friendly with a hands-on approach.  If you think this might be you and you have GCSE's in Maths & English Language then apply today!

Please send your applications to

Winchester Tool Centre
Bishop's Waltham
Chandler's Ford
Reporting to: 
Branch Manager
40 hours per week, 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
Closing date: 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • With support and guidance you will work alongside the team, serving our trade and retail customers at the counter and over the telephone (negotiating prices after training)
  • Offering and providing exceptional service to our customers
  • Actively learn about products, in order to be able to advise customers on various materials
  • Learning about all areas of the business which will give you a good overview of the whole operation from start to finish

  • An interest in building materials or the construction industry
  • If you have previous experience in a customer facing role that would be great, but having a happy enquiring personality is more important
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Excellent communication skills - face to face and over the telephone in order to communicate professionally with our customers
  • Sound IT skills (ability to Microsoft Office)


  • Training will be delivered via a combination of: day release to our apprenticeship provider PETA, "on the job" with regular visits from your trainer, internal via completion of online product knowledge modules in our e-academy and supplier training.

Application Form

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