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Retailer Apprenticeship level 2 DOUG HILLARD SPORTS LTD

The successful candidate will join our team, where they will be expected to participate in all aspect of a successful sports retail business. Tasks will include serving customers, stock take, till operation etc. We are a specialist sports shop and run a busy printing and Embroidery Service. A general interest in sport will help, training provided.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary dependant on age Staff trade discount 20 days paid leave Attending sports shows Uniform provided

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The apprentice will learn about handling cash, customer relations, stock input and upkeep
  • Sports equipment knowledge is important, and all aspects of specialist equipment will be taught
  • We have a busy Print and Embroidery side to the business where we embellish garments with sponsored logos and club crests. All training will be provided

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

The apprentice will be working towards the retailer Level 2.

The apprentice will carry out their training in store and they will be given time to complete their training within working hours.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progress to retail supervisor.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Doug Hillard Sports has been trading for over 55years and have built a reputation through good product and service. We are well thought of in the community and we sell a range of sports products and offer a Print and Embroidery service. As a traditional sports shop we offer, restringing tennis racquets, snooker cues, cricket bat repairs and much more.







BS16 3BQ


Gary Hillard


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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