Retail Traineeship - St Anns Hospice (16-24)

Customer Service & Sales
Course Types
Apprenticeship, Traineeship or Study Programme
Study method
In Person
Student Type
College Leaver (19+), School Leaver (16+)
Training Level
Entry Level / Skills for Life


Closing date: 30th January 2022


Traineeship details

This Traineeship work experience is part of an education and training programme that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core is the Work Preparation training, English and maths for those who need it, and a high-quality work experience placement.

Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you the work preparation training, maths, English, Digital Skills and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job.


Are you eligible?

Are you currently not in a job? Do you have little or no work experience?

Are you aged 16 to 24?


Tasks will include:

  • Serving and speaking to customers
  • Helping customers to find and buy the right products
  • Handling cash, taking card payments and balancing the till
  • Stocking shelves and replenishing goods
  • Arranging shop and window displays
  • Maintaining high standards of Health and Safety by ensuring the shop is clean and tidy
  • Assisting in the delivery of goods
  • Sourcing through goods to ensure they are suitable for resale
  • Pricing of goods


Training to be provided

  • Upon commencing your Traineeship, you will be provided with induction training which will cover your job role and the companies polices/procedures
  • Throughout your time on placement, regular reviews and support will be carried out to ensure you are developing your skills, knowledge and abilities enabling you to progress into further employment, education and/or training
  • Whilst on placement, you will learn and develop new skills by undertaking a variety of tasks and duties
  • Employability skills
  • CV writing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills


What this will lead to

After successful completion of the Traineeship course, you will receive a certificate of completion and a letter of reference as a minimum, to support future job applications.

By undertaking a Traineeship in Retail you will develop and/or improve existing skills that will give you the opportunity to potentially progress onto an Apprenticeship within retail sector or similar sector, progress onto further training and/or employment.