store apprentice at Aldi

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
£6,360 annually
Review Date:
May 2015

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


I am working as a store apprentice within one of the aldi stores in the Neston region.I get to perform daily tasks such as till work, stock rotation,working deliveries,checking deliveries,date checking and also providing good customer service all of the time. I also have the pleasure of working with an excellent team.

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


before I started my apprenticeship with Aldi, I would be that person who would hide behind their book so that the teacher wouldn't pick them to read in class, I would get really nervous and shy when speaking in front of other people that I never knew.I believe in the time that I have been here, Aldi has aided me into being a much more confident person and have removed that uncomfortable feeling when speaking to other people.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I am really enjoying my programme I feel that it is the perfect job and opportunity for me to progress and do well within the company. I enjoy working as part of a team. Working at Aldi has extremely exceeded my expectations and I would recommend the Aldi apprenticeship scheme to anyone who is looking to establish themselves a career within a fast paced hard working environment.

4. How valued do you feel by Aldi?


I feel extremely valued as I get on with all the members of staff and feel motivated by the management team to go above and beyond what I can do,

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My apprenticeship programme is very well organised and the management team gives you the best knowledge and experience when working, so that you can perform to maximum capability. They also find the best times for when I can speak to my assessor about the progress that I am making, and are very flexible when it comes to arranging the next meeting.

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


I receive a lot of support from my training provider, they are always interested with what done that week and weather I am improving. my training provider regularly comes in to see my and sets me questions so that I can learn as much as possible when it comes to my role as a apprentice.

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


I think that both my store manager and area manager play key roles in supporting me through my apprenticeship. they are always very welcoming when asked questions, and always find the time to help me with any problems that I face.

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


As I am only 17 years of age and on my first year of my apprenticeship, my salary is excellent and more than covers ant travel costs.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


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


9b. Why? *

If you are hard working and love fast paced environments I would definitely recommend Aldi to anybody as it is the most exciting retailer to work for. Aldi is a growing company which is improving all the time which allows you to improve and progress within the company. I love working for Aldi and I am sure everybody at Aldi feels the same, it is a very good place to work. Every member of staff makes you feel comfortable and welcome.

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

keep applying to every job opportunity available and also make sure that you are eager to strive and work hard for a company which is growing bigger and bigger. Also make sure you take an interest in Aldi's history and the growth of the company.

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