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Retail Traineeship Edinburgh Woollen Mill - Edinburgh Woollen Mill(Var Fcs

Are you 19-24 years old? Do you want work experience? Do you want to get training and skills to help you get an apprenticeship or a job? This position in the EWM department within this garden centre can help you get ready for work.
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Closing date: 25 Feb 2023

Traineeship summary

Edinburgh Woollen Mill is a clothing retailer delivering excellent customer service in a friendly environment. Your work placement will last 2 weeks in one of their busy concessions.

A traineeship offers you a work experience placement and an interview that could lead to an apprenticeship, job, or further training.

If you have little or no work experience and are motivated to work, then please get in touch.

You must be aged 19-24 years and be qualified below level 4 (due to funding).

Tasks could include:

  • Operating the till
  • Greeting customers
  • Serving customers

The traineeship is unpaid, but you may get help with transport

Training to be provided

The traineeship programme will give you the skills that you need to succeed in a career in retail and could lead to a retail qualification.

The overall programme lasts 10 weeks and includes 8 weeks of training and 2 weeks of work experience.

Pre-work training includes CV writing and interview technique.

If required, help will be given with English, maths, and digital skills.

The training will include:

  • Understanding the retail sector
  • Customer service
  • Health & safety
  • Selling
  • Teamwork
  • Handling stock
  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

  • Expected duration

    10 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2021

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

About the employer

Edinburgh Woollen Mill - Edinburgh Woollen Mill(Var Fcs


Harlestone Road




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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

No skills required as training will be given.

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking

What this will lead to

The traineeship could lead to an apprenticeship, job, or further training.