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    Hi, I've just applied for my year 10 work experience at pets at home, does anyone have any experience of this? what will I be made to do and what will i have to wear etc.. thanks xx
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    I did a week of work experience at Pets at Home. This was over five years ago but I don't imagine that a lot will have changed.

    It was the same as any retail position really. In the mornings we would help stock up the shelves after deliveries came in. The rest of the day was spent 'fronting up' the shelves (bringing stock to the front and making it look neat), helping customers to find things, and working the till. I didn't get to do much with the animals other than cleaning them out a few times... and scooping dead fish out of the tanks

    They didn't make us wear the uniform and just asked us to wear dark coloured clothes. I wore a shirt and school trousers but I was definitely overdressed, the others came wearing hoodies and trackies. I imagine that this will vary between stores depending on what the manager deems as acceptable so it won't hurt to contact them beforehand to ask what they want

    Best of luck, hope you enjoy it!
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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    I did a week of work experience at Pets at Home. This was over five years ago but I don't imagine that a lot will have changed.

    It was the same as any retail position really. In the mornings we would help stock up the shelves after deliveries came in. The rest of the day was spent 'fronting up' the shelves (bringing stock to the front and making it look neat), helping customers to find things, and working the till. I didn't get to do much with the animals other than cleaning them out a few times... and scooping dead fish out of the tanks

    They didn't make us wear the uniform and just asked us to wear dark coloured clothes. I wore a shirt and school trousers but I was definitely overdressed, the others came wearing hoodies and trackies. I imagine that this will vary between stores depending on what the manager deems as acceptable so it won't hurt to contact them beforehand to ask what they want

    Best of luck, hope you enjoy it!
    they specified to me that I can't have any contact with the animals for health and safety reasons which is a disappointment but oh well, j guess ill just wear jeans or something or ask them. thanks for the advice! xx
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