This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a role that has a variety of duties, which will depend on the season of the year, so each day will be different. You will be part of a team within a family run business who will teach you everything.

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Closing date: 27 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 - Sunday 9am - 5pm (TBC by employer).

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will be working across various departments which include:

  • Plants.
  • Giftware.
  • Fertilizers/chemicals.
  • Outdoor products such as pots.
  • Statues.
  • Compost.
  • Furniture.
  • Log cabins/sheds.

Duties include:

  • Re-stocking the departments. 
  • Helping customers with any queries whilst proving excellent customer service.
  • Taking payments on the tills.
  • Keeping the shop tidy and keep the displays looking neat and re-stocked.
  • Serve customers on the till.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good English speaking and written skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident.
  • Team player.
  • Punctual.

Qualifications required

  • A* - C in English GCSE or equivalent is desired but not compulsary.

Future prospects

A permanent position will be available for the right apprentice and you will have the opportunity to earn bonus twice per year.

Things to consider

Please be advised Central Training Group will be managing all applications for this vacancy. You must attend an information, advice and guidance session with Central Training Group, where an initial interview/meeting will take place before your application can be processed any further. Should you have any further questions please contact CTG on 0800 783 2901. By contacting the employer you may jeopardise your application, please contact Central Training Group if you have any queries.

About the employer

View Garden Centre is a family run business, located in the heart of Essex. We stock a huge range of plants and everything else you need for the garden.




View Garden Centre

Chelmsford Road


SS11 8SJ

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Training provider

  • Full training will be provided by the Employer and the Training Provider all within the workplace.
  • You will gain training in your job role and teaching towards your NVQ Level 2 in Retail Skills.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Central Hairdressing & Joshua Galvin Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central Training Academy


Kayley Campton 01702671227

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017