Retail/Warehouse Assistant Apprentice W T Lighting

We are a small family business which was established in 1947. We have a large 7000 Sq Ft lighting showroom in Longton. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Retail/Warehouse Assistant Apprentice to join our team. This is a varied role and completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    37.5 hours over 5 days

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001309591

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Sell and promote products and services
  • Deal with customer enquiries, both face to face, online and telephone
  • Set up and dismantle displays
  • Assist with the packaging and pricing of goods
  • Update the website
  • Attend external light show events

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT skills
  • Communication skills
  • Practical minded and relevant skills

Personal qualities

  • Sociable
  • Adaptable to change
  • Polite
  • Smart
  • Conscientious
  • Self-motivated

Qualifications required

  • English and maths GCSE grades A*-C (or equivalent) is essential
  • IT related qualification would be an advantage

Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person

Things to consider

This is a very interesting and flexible role with a multitude of tasks to be learnt around the shop

About the employer

We are a small family business which was established in 1947. We have a large 7000 Sq Ft lighting showroom in Longton, Stoke on Trent.

Employer

W T Lighting

Address

150

Uttoxeter Road

Stoke-On-Trent

ST3 1PX

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Training provider

Retailing Skills Apprentice Diploma Level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Retail

Training provider

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME COLLEGE (NULC)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle under Lyme College

Contact

01782 254287 apprenticeships@nulc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017