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Retail Traineeships

Traineeships in Customer Service & Retail for young people aged 16+

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A Retail Traineeship is a great way to start a career as it helps young people gain experience needed by employers, develop skills & confidence needed to progress into further education, employment or become an apprentice.  

Customer service, interpersonal & functional skills are key to any career and the Retail Traineeship we run helps support trainees to develop their employability skills and enable them to get on their next career step and succeed, as soon as they are ready.

If you know a young person age 16+ who might benefit from a YMCA traineeship, call our team on 01892 542209 or email

Our Traineeships run over 3-6 months in our friendly furniture stores, and comprise: