Apprentice Sales Advisor at Superdrug

Start Date:
West Midlands
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Review Date:
June 2016

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


I am an apprentice and my day starts with a safe check, doing a change run and opening the store. I help customers on the shop floor and serve them on the till. I then cash up.

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


I have learnt a lot about team work, retail business and the day to day running of a store.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy the programme because I learn a lot of skills.

4. How valued do you feel by Superdrug?


I feel somewhat valued

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The programme is well structured and organised but I think some of the questions in the workbook should be reworded.

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


I receive allot of support when needed by my tutor and staff.

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


I receive help from team times and questioning them."

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


Not very good. As an apprentice I understand that you cannot be offered full salary but once you have paid for bus fare, cost of work clothes and dinner when doing a full day, you are not left with a lot of money.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


As my apprenticeship is coming to an end, I have found that the experience has help me gain interviews for other retail stores.

9. Would you recommend Superdrug to a friend?


9b. Why?

They are a good company. A friendly atmosphere.

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

I'd advise them to work hard on the training and push for better opportunities.

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