Apprentice Retail Assistant Ruth Potts

As a Retail Assistant duties will include dealing with customers, shop floor merchandising, training in baking and decorating celebration cakes.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 4 days out of 6, 3 days 9.30am - 5.15pm Saturday 9.30am - 4.15pm, 30 minutes lunch, 30 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Greeting and assisting customers
  • Processing cash and card payments
  • Stock pricing and merchandising
  • Stock control and management
  • Training in baking and decorating celebration cakes
  • Working to Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations
  • General housekeeping

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Creative Flair
• Basic understanding of sugarcraft and 3D modelling
• Attention to detail

Personal qualities

• Smart appearance
• Customer Service skills
• Good communication skills
• Confident and mature

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

To continue into full time employment

About the employer

Here at Cakes by Ruth our team are passionate about making fantastic cakes that will enhance any celebration. All of our cakes are handmade using traditional recipes and are created specifically to your requirements. So if you need a Wedding Cake, Birthday Cake, Christening Cake or a cake for any other occasion then please just get in touch.


Ruth Potts


38 Market Street



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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Retail- Level 2 NVQ.
  • Functional Skills if required.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Alison Stockman

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Oct 2017