Store apprentice at Aldi

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Shrewsbury
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Salary:
£5 hourly
Review Date:
January 2016

Review Score

8.4/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

My first responsibility within store is to ensure all stock is on sale and presentable to consumers; whilst ensuring that my work is compliant to UK laws I.e. Fire exits clear. Operating tills in an efficient and polite manner, whilst effectively operating within an small yet effective team

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

I have become better at stepping back and approaching tasks in a more professional manner. Along with ensuring I work at a fast pace yet remaining compliant at all times

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

Very much so. I work with a young and vibrant team who provide motivation to further my progression within the business

4. How valued do you feel by Aldi?

10/10

Aldi have expanded at such a rate that it's required them to hire staff within accordance with the companies' values, meaning they need to train the staff to maximise their skill set within management. Therefore I feel extremely valued with a huge focus on my future with the firm.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

Quite, firstforskills had actually lost my application meaning I was lucky to be receiving the NVQ side of my apprenticeship. My monthly meetings are ok, pretty simple things, not the highlight!

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

5/10

Offers to be there, nothing exceptional

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

Aldi always is looking to ensure my work is the best it can be, always making sure my wellbeing is sound.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

9/10

First year is ok, however, this is with assistance from family. Yet, it's market leading so can you complain?

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Not massively, not an issue though

9a. Would you recommend Aldi to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Fantastic opportunity to progress and craft a great career and future

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Aldi? *

Work hard, do as you're told, keep up to date with Aldi in the news and have a positive outlook when arriving at work

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