Apprentice Sales Advisor Carpet Mania

Are you dynamic and friendly, customer service focused and looking for job in sales with a generous commission structure. Then this is the job for you!

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Closing date: 30 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 to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

United Carpets & Beds are looking for people who are great at delivering excellent customer service every day, and who have a good focus on sales.

Working alongside the current staff you will be responsible for:

  • Making sure your customers receive the best service by putting them at the heart of everything you do.
  • Building rapport with your customers.
  • Ensuring they have a memorable service form you.
  • Understanding your customers by listening to their needs and advise on what product is best suited to them.
  • Arranging finance and taking payments.
  • Calculating measurements and giving accurate quotations.
  • Looking after the store presentation and promotions.
  • Assisting with any deliveries to the store.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion for sales.
  • A genuine desire to deal face-to-face with the public and provide the very best of service and customer satisfaction.
  • Good level of maths.

Personal qualities

  • Well presented.
  • Polite.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Confident.

Qualifications required

None required, as full training will be given.

Future prospects

After initial training there will be a full time job opportunity for the right candidate.

About the employer

United Carpets and Beds is the UK';s largest franchised flooring and bed retailer. The store located on Sheffield road in Chesterfield is owned and run by Margaret William who bought the franchise in 2009. With the same values and reputation for bringing 'value for money' flooring to everyone. It has grown and strengthened its customer service and support network. They have various flooring types, from carpets and rugs to laminates and vinyls. With a huge selection of beds they consider themselves a one stop shop. With commitment to maintaining their hard earned reputation and a promise to offer their customers the very best deals.


Carpet Mania


516 Sheffield Road


S41 8LP

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Training provider

  • Customer Service L2 NVQ includes technical certificate and Functional Skills.
  • PLTS, ERR workbook.
  • Candidate will have full rights and responsibilities as standard employee

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chesterfield College

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017