As a retail apprentice at Parfums Christian Dior, you will be a brand ambassador. You will be immersed into the beautiful world of Christian Dior, learning all about Dior's heritage, iconic products & ways of selling. You will also actively support the account manager & area manager to ensure Dior's values are always transmitted to the customer.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary in year two will increase to £20,000.

  • Working week

    You will work 5 days each week on a flexible rota that includes weekends and evenings (rota to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will receive training in each of your duties and will have the support of your line manager to enable you to:

  • Be an expert on all Dior products, utilising training programmes to allow you to sell and meet sales targets.
  • Be self aware of the luxury service delivered to clients to gain loyalty.
  • Be a brand ambassador both internally and externally to influence the rest of the team.
  • Support team management to ensure that all execution goes smoothly, including but not limited to visual merchandising guidelines.
  • Support team management by communication on any stock issues, completing any administrative or operational tasks, which could include low level employee relations and KPI tracking (key performance indicators).
  • Be a project leader in implementing events such as store masterclasses from start to finish, supporting appointment bookings in line with CRM communications and Dior connect, working closely with the Head Office Team.
  • Adhere to all company and store policies and guidelines.
  • Carry out any additional duties as directed by the team management team.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Retail Team Leader apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This is a work based programme which means that all of your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. We host supporting workshops regularly throughout the apprenticeship which you can attend in person at our Derby Road campus.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.
You will experience a blended learning model.
You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of this apprentice there may be further opportunities for you to develop your career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

Things to consider

Must have 3 A levels or equivalent at grade A*-C/9-4.

About the employer

The House of Dior was founded in 1946 and launched its first fragrance "Miss Dior" in 1947. Parfums Christian Dior has established itself as one of the World's most iconic brands and remains still to this day devoted to Christian Dior's vision. Parfums Christian Dior belongs to the LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton) Group. The LVMH Group is a French conglomerate, home to over 75 Maison's all specialising in luxury goods including but not limited to beauty, fashion, wines & spirits, and jewellery.





1, Park Lane, Meadowhall


S9 1EL

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Laura Brown



Apprenticeship standard

Retail team leader

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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