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Retail Apprentice Fanny Adams

An excellent opportunity has become available for a retail apprentice to join our small, friendly team! Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shop opening hours are Monday - Saturday 8am - 6pm. (Days and times to be confirmed at interview).

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    56 weeks

  • Possible start date

    17 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is mainly a retail role, but the employer is keen to develop the apprentice to build on skills so that they can grow and take on new responsibilities.

Key points for role include:

  • Counter service assistants will greet, serve, and take payment from customers
  • Serving customers and making sales
  • Operating the cash register
  • Handling money transactions
  • Merchandising and display
  • Maintaining professional appearance of shop
  • Ordering, receiving, and managing stock
  • Operating the till and card machine
  • Stock control - replenishing the shop floor
  • Making up gift and Sweet boxes 
  • Meeting and greeting customers and helping with requirements
  • Controlling the shop's social media
  • Serving customers drinks & clearing tables

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Numeracy skills to handle cash and stock
  • Ability to follow health and safety practices
  • Strong customer-service skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good listener
  • Follows instructions well

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Presentable
  • Polite and friendly manner
  • Flexibility
  • Punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Smart appearance
  • Pleasant, tactful manner when dealing with public, either in person or via the phone
  • Able to work on own and as part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE at Grade C / 4 or above (or equivalent) desirable 

Future prospects

Full-time employment with the company.

Things to consider

Working Saturdays will be required

About the employer

Fanny Adams Sweet Shop is a traditional sweet shop based in Kingswinford, offering a massive range of traditional and retro sweets with an extended coffee shop the rear of the premises.

We offer fantastic sweet based gifts which can be brought in store or online for almost any occasion.


Fanny Adams



Lapwood Avenue



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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Laura Malpass 0749656868

Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Full training will be given
  • On-the-job training will be delivered by the employer
  • Off-the-job training
  • This will all lead to an Apprenticeship Standard in Retailer. You will also complete your Functional Skills in English and maths up to and including Level 2

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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