Customer Service Apprentice – Acorn Stairlifts

Located in the Steeton, Acorn Stairlifts has supplied more than 400,000 high quality stairlifts during the last 23 years.

An Acorn Stairlift is installed somewhere in the world every 8 minutes, and each one is delivered directly from one of three UK factories which employ over 400 people.

This job offers a fantastic opportunity to join our busy Service Team to provide customer support and liaise with our field engineers. You will learn a wide variety of office skills working with our friendly and highly professional team and gain a nationally recognised qualification.


  • Answering calls regarding breakdowns & service issues in a courteous manner and offering a high level of Customer Service
  • Resolving minor technical problems over the phone, and if unable to resolve, allocate effectively for a Service Engineer to attend
  • Scheduling Service Engineers to attend breakdowns and services
  • Plan Engineers routes effectively for the following day and foreseeable future
  • Dealing with minor complaints and being aware when complaints need to be escalated to a supervisor.

GCSE grades C/4 or above in Maths and English.
Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Skills Required

You should be able demonstrate excellent communication both verbal and written and be conscientious in the approach to your work and your development. You should be able to work as a member of the administration team and have good IT skills – Excel / Word.

    • Working with the elderly / vulnerable (Desirable)
    • Working as part of a team
    • Good UK geographical knowledge (Desirable)
    • Good telephone manner


Behaviours and Competencies Needed

You will need to be reliable and punctual and have a smart appearance.

  • Verbal communication
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Initiative
  • Planning and managing resource
  • To go above and beyond for the company and its customers

Framework title Business and Administration Intermediate Level
Length of Programme: 12 – 15 months
Mode of delivery: Day Release
Course content:

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF)

Functional Skills qualifications:
– Level 1 Functional Skill in English
– Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
– Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities
+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Question one:
Please list any other work experience and duration of employment.

Question two:
Please provide details of your interests outside of work and any other skills you may have, which may be appropriate to your employment.

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If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our apprenticeships team on apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk or call us on 01535685035.

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