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Retail Sales Apprentice Edinburgh woollen mill Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Here at Edinburgh Woollen Mill, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our Management apprenticeship pathway program. If you have a passion for learning and retail. We have an opportunity with a true career progression. Please apply today.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Extra hours will be available

    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

    Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·      To contribute to the achievement/ exceeding store sales targets.
·      Enhancing the total shopping experience for our customers.
·      Restocking products and merchandising.
·      Processing all cash and card payments.
·      Keeping the store clean, tidy and full.
·      Responsible for store security.
·      Responsible for implementing company/store policies and procedures.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will achieve a Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship and progress to next level of qualification if desired.
You will gain a Retail Level 2 qualification.
This will be delivered in the workplace in conjunction with your assessor coach and our training partner Northern Training Academy
You will receive monthly visits from your coach and have ongoing support.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of training there may be an opportunity of full-time employment, and progression onto the next level of qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Customer service skills, Selling skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade 3-7/ A-C) Desired

About the employer

Edinburgh Woollen Mill is a Carlisle-based retailer specialising in clothing, along with interests in homewares and destination shopping for tourist.


Edinburgh Woollen Mill


18 The George Shopping Centre


NG31 6LH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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