Apprentice Retail Sales Assistant
Shoe Zone - London

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A fantastic opportunity for you to take your first steps with Shoe Zone, the UK's number one value footwear retailer, as an Apprentice Sales Assistant. This role involves being part of the store team where you will be expected to carry out a variety of Sales Assistant duties from serving our customers to dealing with deliveries and much more! Helping customers to choose products, checking stock levels, using a till, communicating with customers and giving a positive impression. Complying with legal and organisational procedures, dealing with various methods of payment, sorting out pricing problems, spotting faulty goods.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Retail Qualification, this will involve a Vocational Coach visiting you on a monthly basis observing you whilst you work.

Key Details

Vacancy Title

Apprentice Retail Sales Assistant

Employer

Shoe Zone

Employer Description

Shoe Zone is a multiple footwear retailer, currently trading from over 800 locations throughout the UK and Ireland. We sell approximately 30 million pairs of footwear per annum and employ in excess of 4500 people.

Web Site

http://www.shoezone.com

Vacancy Location

190A Streatham High Road

London

London

SW16 1BB

Working Week

Monday to Sunday, 30 hours per week

Number of Vacancies

2

Vacancy Reference Number

VAC000336629

Key Dates

Closing Date For Applications

16/12/2013

Interview Begin From

17/12/2013

Possible Start Date

18/12/2013

Training

Training to be Provided

Intermediate in Retail Skills

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Retail Qualification, this will involve a Vocational Coach visiting you on a monthly basis observing you whilst you work.

Learning Provider

Babcock Training Limited

Learning Provider Description

Babcock International Group is one of the UK's leading training providers. We offer Apprenticeships and S/NVQs in Automotive, Engineering, Hospitality, Retail, Leisure and Care through a network of over 1,000 staff working UK-wide. Learning is work-based, which means that you train on-the-job, under the guidance of a Babcock Vocational Learning Advisor, who will make regular visits to assess what you've learned and give extra guidance and support. We deliver government-funded work-based learning to over 20,000 candidates, working in partnership with many of the leading names in UK business. Babcock helps to turn jobs into careers.

Contact Details

Freephone: 0800 731 8199
Email: training@babcockinternational.com
Web: http://www.babcockinternational.com/training

Vacancy Type

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Framework

Retail (Skillsmart)

This Learning Provider has achieved a sector success rate of 64% for this type of apprenticeship training.
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This success rate relates to the formal Overall measure that learning provider organisations are measured against. The success rate calculates the proportion of Apprenticeship frameworks that are successfully completed against the number that are enrolled upon.

This success rate relates to the formal Overall measure that learning provider organisations are measured against. The success rate calculates the proportion of Apprenticeship frameworks that are successfully completed against the number that are enrolled upon.

Expected Duration

12 Months

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This gives you an indication of the amount of time your training will last.

This gives you an indication of the amount of time your training will last.

Skills Required

You will need to be comfortable working as part of a team and also be happy to use your own initiative. You will need to be confident to talk to our customers and be flexible in days and hours of work.

Qualifications Required

None required as full training will be given.

Personal Qualities

You will need to have a smart appearance with a friendly and positive attitude.

Important Other Information

From 1st October 2013 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Future Prospects

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Job prospects after completing this apprenticeship.

Job prospects after completing this apprenticeship.

This is dependant on you! With 600 stores across the U.K. we are always on the look out for our next generation of future managers.

Reality Check

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For example the role may involve being on your feet for long hours or working outside.

For example the role may involve being on your feet for long hours or working outside.

The role involves a lot of manual handling lifting heavy cartons of shoes.

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