Retail Assistant Apprentice. Broadstone Mill

This is a fabulous opportunity for the right candidate to commence a retail career working for Broadstone Mill Shopping Outlet based in Stockport.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working 5 days out of 7 on Rota. 35 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Serving customers
  • Operating the till
  • Dealing with stock
  • Handling cash and payments
  • Customer service - queries and complaints
  • Stock checks
  • Assisting on shop floor
  • Displaying stock

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be confident communicator with a polite, professional, friendly approach.
  • Good literacy and numerary skills are required.


Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable.


Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent A-D Grades in Maths and English would be desirable for this post.

Future prospects

Potential to move into an Advanced Apprenticeship or the opportunity to become a full time employee.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Broadstone Mill Shopping Outlet opened in 2001, and after major redevelopment is now a key shopping destination offering more than 100 retailers under one roof. The huge red brick mill was built between 1904 and 1907 and in its heyday was the largest and most modern mill in Europe. The local area has been re-named Houldsworth Village, and the overall project was named winner in the ‘Boosting Productivity’ category at the Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2008. Broadstone Mill Shopping Outlet were very pleased to be a Finalist in the category Independent Retailer of the Year and achieving Highly Commended in this category at the Stockport Business Awards in 2013.


Broadstone Mill


Broadstone Mill

Broadstone Road



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Training provider

  • You will work towards your NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Retail and Level 2 Certificate in Retail Skills which will be completed in the workplace.
  • All further training including Maths and English Functional Skills will be delivered in the workplace.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College


Jon Hobson 0161 631 5555

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017