Floristry Apprentice Spondon Florists

You will be working in the shop serving customers, selling flowers and plants and giving advice on maintenance and display.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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

    5 days a week including Saturday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be:

  • Working in the shop serving customers
  • Selling flowers and plants
  • Giving advice on maintenance and display
  • Producing bouquets and arrangements for all occasions including weddings and funerals
  • Maintaining the flowers and plants in the shop by ensuring they are well watered and displayed to optimum standards


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to be confident, approachable,  have initiative, have an artistic flair and have a good understanding of excellent customer service.

Personal qualities

You need to be honest and have a genuine interest in floristry.

Qualifications required

No specific qualifications required.

Future prospects

A career in Floristry.

Things to consider

You will be working every Saturday and this is a physically demanding job.

About the employer

Spondon Florist is a well established and busy florist based in a busy town location.


Spondon Florists



Osmaston Road


DE24 9BQ

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Training provider

  • Floristry L2
  • Functional Skills if necessary
  • ERR
  • PLTS

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Sarah Poyser

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017