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Apprentice Retail Assistant HOUSE OF CARPETS (SHROPSHIRE) LTD

House of Carpets (Shropshire Ltd) are looking for are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and confident applicant to join their team as an Apprentice Retail Assistant. You will be greeting clients, answering telephone and email enquiries. The successful candidate will be working towards gaining a Level 2 Retailer standard with Babcock Training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    £4.81 per hour this will be reviewed during the Apprenticeship

    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

    5 Days out of 7 (8.45am to 5.00pm) Closed Sundays. Working pattern TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086084

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a passion for retail sales to join Home of Carpets (Shropshire Ltd)

  • Speaking to customers in the shop to find out their requirements to help them make choices
  • Answering telephone calls and respond to emails
  • Booking in appointments for measuring
  • Keeping samples up to date and merchandising
  • Keep shop clean and tidy
  • Any other duties required by the manager

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

The successful candidate will be in enrolled onto a L2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard with Babcock Training delivered in the workplace.
Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This vacancy is for at least the duration of the Apprenticeship with the possibility of full-time, permanent employment, upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme. 


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, Initiative, Patience, Reliability, Honesty

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please note you could be asked to interview earlier than date given, as the date is a general guide, once we have found the right applicant, we will close the position. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk The successful candidate will be in enrolled onto a L2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard. Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

About the employer

House of Carpets (Shropshire Ltd) based in Cheshire Street Market Drayton, we are well established carpet and flooring retailers and installers who pride ourselves on quality service. We are a small friendly team.

Employer

HOUSE OF CARPETS (SHROPSHIRE) LTD

Address

53A CHESHIRE STREET

MARKET DREYTON

SHROPSHIRE

TF9 1PH

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Debbie Pennington

debbie.pennington@babcockinternational.com

01704 502 243

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Babcock Training website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Debbie on 01704 502 243.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today