Apprentice Retail Sales Assistant


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Date Posted: 09/10/2019

Expiry Date: 30/11/2019

Vacancy reference: 1581060

Wage: £8,541.00 (per annum)

Location: York

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Retailer Standard Apprenticeship

Working week/hours: Monday to Friday 10 am - 5.30 pm and Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, with half an hour lunch break with Sunday and one day off in the week. Total hours per week: 36.50

Apprenticeship duration: 15 Months Maximum with future full time position available for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate (Level 2)


Qualifications required:

  • GCSE English and maths at levels 4-9 or A-C or equivalent.  If you do not possess English and maths grades A-C or 4-9 as part of the apprenticeship we will train learners to functional skills level 2

Desired skills:
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good communication skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Good IT skills (social media)
  • Team worker
  • Able to work on own initiative
Personal qualities:
  • Smart in appearance
  • Good time keeping
  • Honest and reliable
  • Conscientious
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Outgoing personality

Training provided:

Training to follow the Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard The successful applicant will undertake:
  • Working towards the standards Retailer, including portfolio of work
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and I.T. (if required)
  • All training to be delivered in the workplace on a one to one basis with tutor/assessor support

Apprenticeship standard



This is a unique opportunity to join Yorkshire’s largest racquet specialist on Clifton Moor Retail Park. Your main role will be racquet restringing, no experience is necessary as training will be given. Other duties include selling products in the shop to customers, unpacking deliveries, putting stock out in the shop and changing product displays.

  • Re-stringing rackets (full training will be given)
  • Serving customers
  • Receiving deliveries, un-packing, putting stock away in the warehouse
  • Replenishing stock
  • Taking payments cash handling and cards (full training will be given)
  • Cleaning the shop
  • Assisting with stock taking
  • Re-arranging stock and window displays


Name: Avril Deighton


Phone number: 01904 666713

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