• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • I run a store of 10 staff, serving around 220 customers a day both online and in person- manage stock, training of staff, merchandising, site security etc


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Developed existing people skills, recruitment skills, financial knowledge


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • Somewhat, hardest part is managing time but support from tutors is excellent


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Very well organised but structure can feel a bit messy at times


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • Not much in terms of hours given to complete it on the job, just support in terms of people to talk to is great


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • I haven’t had any yet as I’m still In the first stage


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • It gives me a lot more information to use in my day to day role of managing a store


  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • No


  • 9a. Would you recommend Travis Perkins Plc to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • It’s a good stable job that isn’t going anywhere , you can leave work at work which you can’t say for a lot of jobs now, their is a good amount of support from other managers which helps a lot

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Travis Perkins Plc?
  • Be yourself


Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)

FMCG & Retail


November 2021

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