Retail Apprenticeships

Retail Apprenticeships can be a great way of learning everything you need to know about this fast-paced industry. Retail Apprenticeships can involve working in any size shop with duties varying from day to day, because of the fast paced nature of the industry.

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Typical Duties in Retail Apprenticeships


On one day you could be dealing with deliveries, the next you could be helping with the store layout. There really are no set duties in Retail Apprenticeships, however, you can expect to be dealing with customers and ensuring the store runs as smoothly as possible as standard.

In a smaller shop, you may find you are responsible for more than a larger chain store. You could be monitoring stock levels, ordering stock, cashing up tills and dealing with customer queries all in one day; so its important you are flexible and can being energy to your role.

Career prospects from Retail Apprenticeships


A Retail Apprenticeship can set you up for a managerial job further down the line, where you may be supervising teams of retail assistants or even store management where you will be responsible for whole stores or regions, depending on the size of the business you're in.

You'll gain lots of skills from a Retail Apprenticeship which could open up many doors for you; such as customer service, admin, attention to detail, business awareness and more.

So why not take a look through our current vacancies and start your career in retail with us today!

If you'd like to know more about starting an Apprenticeship in Retail, call our team on 01744 742045 or via email at apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com