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01628 685661

Retail Apprenticeship

DFS Trading Limited

Slough SL1


Working within one of our Showrooms, training will consist of:

  • how to use our Customer Philosophy when speaking with customers
  • how to optimise each sale
  • you will learn all about the products that are sold and how to link features and benefits for customers
  • you will spend time seeing how the stock system works
  • receive furniture in and deliver out to a customer’s home, seeing the end to end journey from a customer placing an order
  • preparing stock and promotions
  • merchandising

Your training will consist of on the job training with an instore mentor, along with online learning and working through assignments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Experience with working with the general public
  • Good IT Skills
  • Can work on own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Competitive nature
  • Desire to achieve
  • Good Time Keeping
  • Reliable
  • Prepared to go the extra mile

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Maths grade 4 or equivalent
  • GCSE English grade 4 or equivalent

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be considered for a Assistant Sales Manager role within one of our DFS stores or a sales position within the larger group consisting of DFS, Sofa Workshop, Dwell and Sofology.

Things to consider

All of our apprenticeships include the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, and you will need to complete this alongside your apprenticeship.

Through the duration of the programme, you will spend time away from home with other apprentices, travel and accommodation will be arranged for you.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

To apply for this job please visit www.indeed.co.uk.

Contact Us

Town Hall
St Ives Road

Tel: 01628 685661

Email: info@growourown.co.uk