Rating

9.8/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Essentially my job is a parallel to the store assistant role, I'm required to work the tills, put stock on the shelves, face the store and show excellent customer service skills at every opportunity I have. I will also undergo training from management to gain experience and learn new skills.

    10/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Working on the tills has definitely improved my mathematics ability by working out change and remembering figures as well as cashing up at the end of the shift. I have also improved on my customer service skills in a very forward facing role and am proud to be the polite person I am.

    10/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I entirely enjoy my apprenticeship programme. the apprenticeship team have been really supportive especially my assessor and my manager. My manager has helped me learn all the new retail skills and helped me where ever I needed support. All of my colleagues have always made me feel valued at savers.

    10/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • The programme is laid out to you from day one, so you know what's expected of you and what you expect from the employer from day one. My assessor and manager have helped me throughout from day 1 and have made sure they help me in my apprenticeship programme in anyway they can.

    10/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I have received 100 percent support from my employer whenever I needed it and my employer has done everything it can to make my apprenticeship programme as easy as it can. If you have and concerns or worries at any point throughout the programme the employer will try to resolve your issue as soon as it can.

    9/10

  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • My employer has helped me in a lot of diffrent ways to achieve my qualification. My employer has always been on hand to help me if I ever had any questions, worries or concerns relating to my savers retail level 2 apprenticeship programme. My employer has also helped me prepare for my future prospects.

    10/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • I feel that my qualification has tremendously improved my skills and made me perform my role in a much better way. All the new skills I've learnt and the workbooks I've completed have made me learn many many new skills and help me gain experience in how to deal with all the different retail scenarios

    9/10

  • 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.)
  • Yes savers offers all their staff a lot of savers exclusive perks. Discount card & access to discounts with 3,500 retailers using my savers deals .co .uk · Reward & recognition scheme and long service awards · specially Discounted gym membership · Simply health wellbeing plan which includes ride to work scheme · Employee assistance programme through Retail Trust

    10/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend Savers to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • I have not come across 1 reason to advise anyone to not join savers apprenticeship programme instead I can give thousands of reasons for future apprentices to join savers programme. Benefits include staff helping apprentice all the way when ever the apprentice needs help. And the employer offers a range of perks.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Savers?
  • Don't give it a second thought it will be one of the best decisions you have made in life as it will give you a lot more confidence and make you learn many many new skills and you will gain experience in retail which will make you the best in your role


Details

Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)

FMCG & Retail

Wakefield

March 2022


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