Apprentice Retail Sales Adviser - Peterborough Superdrug

Why Superdrug? Passionate about beauty and health? A Level 2 Retail Apprenticeship is the perfect way to start your career. You will be resolving customer queries and using your knowledge to promote products to customers. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, you’ll have a great time at Superdrug working as an Apprentice Sales Adviser. Duties include: demonstrating exceptional customer service, understanding the business and maintaining the brand reputation.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £8.65 per hour, £337.35 per week • Up to 28 days holiday • Up to 30% discount for you and a nominated friend and family member • Great sales incentives

  • Working week

    5 - 7 days, 6 hours per day (Exact days and shifts to be confirmed). Candidate required to be fully flexible and able to work mornings, evenings, and weekend shifts on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Demonstrating exceptional customer service
  • Understanding the business and maintaining the brand reputation
  • Resolving customer queries
  • Using knowledge to promote products to customers
  • Highlighting promotional offers to work towards achieving sales targets
  • Supporting promotion changes and stock rotation.

The training you will be getting

Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your training will take place in store (method to be confimred) so, no college days and no homework
  • At the end of your training period you will complete a discussion around your experiences, a multiple-choice test and an observation within your role
  • You will be supported throughout by your team and your assessor to achieve your Retailer Level 2 apprenticeship qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression includes:

  • Team Leader
  • Sales Adviser
  • Level 3 Team Leader Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

You qualify if ... · You have a grade 4 / C GCSE in English and maths · You are not currently in any form of education and you are available for full time shifts · You haven't completed a Retail Apprenticeship before · You are eligible to work in the UK · You are brand new to retail

About the employer

We are Superdrug We are the UK’s second-largest beauty and health retailer. With over 830 stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland – including 200 in-store pharmacies – we provide a huge range of beauty and health services and the very best in patient care. Our purpose is to be the best for everyday and accessible beauty. We are totally committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to the high street at fantastic prices.




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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


Gemma Allman


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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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