Business and Administration Apprentice The Range

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience in the retail sector, apply now to be a part of the exciting journey ahead. Responsible for all aspects of Retail administration, stock analysis, stock adjustments, gap scan, retail operations, minor HR issues and reporting while offering the highest level of customer service.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

    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

    39 hours, Monday-Sunday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001320193

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience in the retail sector, apply now to be a part of the exciting journey ahead.

Responsible for all aspects of Retail administration, stock analysis, stock adjustments, gap scan, retail operations, minor HR issues and reporting while offering the highest level of customer service at all times.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidates must be team players and keen to learn and enhance their current skills.

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Hard working

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) A* - C grades in English and Maths preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

The Apprentice will be employed directly by The Range for the duration of the apprenticeship with possible progression opportunities beyond.

About the employer

The Range is recognized for its unique variety with more than 65,000 quality products across 16 departments including; DIY, Homewares, Furniture, Lighting, Arts & Crafts and Garden. The Ranges’ ethos is to present mid-price home, leisure and garden products, drawing together everything that could be needed for a stylish home, all at affordable prices. The Range continues to evolve, with stores stretching all across the UK. The Range has also diversified into property, manufacturing, waste management, shop-fitting and dry cleaning and financial management with the launch of The Money-range. The Range will continue to endeavor to offer quality products at affordable prices. Originally CDS Superstores, The Range originated in the markets of the Southwest and was founded by Plymouth-based entrepreneur Chris Dawson. He started business in 1980 as an open air market trader and from these humble roots; The Range has grown with the company opening the first superstore at Sugar Mill Business Park in Plymouth in 1989.

Employer

The Range

Address

Whitley Road

Benton

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE12 9EZ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

This is a work based qualification and will be achieved via a blended approach with support from your learning mentor and employer.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Free2Learn

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Free to Learn Ltd

Contact

Amiee Saul 07738494699 amiee.saul@free2learn.org.uk


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017