Denmark's most attractive sales education
Do you dream of an exciting career with the opportunity to become the best kitchen salesperson in the world? HTH is looking for trainees for our sales education that combines training and practice with an inspiring workplace.
5 great reasons to become a trainee at HTH
✓ You become part of a large social community and experience world-class camaraderie.
✓ You have an exciting and challenging daily life where you have influence and responsibility.
✓ You are equipped to handle sales tasks where advice, trust, and service are paramount.
✓ You become part of the largest kitchen brand in the Nordic region, where we focus on your well-being and development.
✓ You receive a solid professional foundation and the opportunity to advance in our career ladder after completing the trainee program.
Do you want to join the team?
At HTH, you can choose from three different trainee programs:
Do you have a passion for B2C sales, interior design, and aesthetics? If so, consider joining HTH as a sales trainee.
Are you passionate about forging relationships and aspire to excel in B2B sales? Consider embarking on a journey as a sales trainee at HTH.
Eager for an international adventure? Join HTH as a sales trainee in one of our overseas locations.
Do you meet the admission requirements?
To begin the trainee program, you MUST meet at least one of the following criteria:
EUX, EUD, EUS or HHX
You need to have passed an EUX, EUD (Retail), EUS (Retail), or HHX.
STX, HTX or HF
For eligibility in the trainee program, you should have completed either an STX, HTX, or HF. Additionally, a 5-week EUS basic course must be finished before the trainee program's commencement in August/September.
To qualify, you should have successfully completed an HG/HGS as per prior guidelines, which grants access to specialized retail training. If you're uncertain about your eligibility, we recommend reaching out to a local vocational school for clarity.
Over 25 years old
For individuals over 25 with a background in another vocational education or relevant work experience, it's essential to provide a Certificate of Real Competence (RKV certificate) from a recognized vocational school.
Structure of the education
As a trainee, you'll be enrolled in a meticulously crafted training program encompassing professional, personal, and physical facets.
At HTH, your educational journey includes four separate two-week classroom training sessions and two additional two-week academy courses. These sessions are held at the Handelsfagskolen in Odder, located south of Aarhus. Plus, there's an exciting three-day study trip to England.
This comprehensive program spans two years, and throughout this period, you'll be compensated with an apprentice salary.
Can you see yourself as a trainee?
If you can answer yes to the three questions below, the trainee program could be a good match for you.
Do you thrive with practical learning?
You'll swiftly assume responsibility for your own clientele and play a pivotal role in making an impact. To bolster your growth and guarantee consistent development, HTH boasts a devoted education department. Simultaneously, your colleagues and manager will be committed to ensuring you flourish and progress at a pace that suits you.
Do you value a good social environment?
At HTH, we provide a top-tier working atmosphere where you're always part of a community. Whether you're stationed in our store or attending school in Odder, we deeply value fostering a vibrant social environment. We firmly believe that the well-being and satisfaction of our employees are pivotal to our shared triumph.
Do you see the possibility of permanent employment as an advantage?
More than 90% of our trainees secure permanent positions at HTH upon finishing their training. However, you always have the autonomy to chart your own career trajectory within HTH.
A day in the life of a sales trainee
Listen to Sofie as she shares her experience of being a sales trainee and get a glimpse into what her day looks like.
- Sofie, age 22, sales trainee
Many trainees opt to stay at the school during their training. The school is staffed 24/7 and offers support for both academic and leisure activities.
After classes or during lunch breaks, there are numerous activity choices for shared experiences. The trade school is conveniently situated near forests and beaches. The forest trails are great for invigorating walks or runs, and there are marked cycling routes suitable for rides on the school's mountain bikes. If the weather isn't ideal, there's a nearby fitness centre available at a discounted rate.
Several of our past trainees have progressed into roles like sales managers and branch managers, demonstrating that advancement is achievable if you possess the ambition.
You can also seek positions at our headquarters if administrative work is your preference. Alternatively, you have the potential to climb the ladder, with potential future roles including:
- Interior design consultant
- Business consultant
- Team leader
- Branch manager or business manager
- Sales manager
What do the current trainees say about the education?
"This education equips me to be a proficient salesperson, capable of guiding customers throughout their journey."
- Louise, age 22, trainee
"I have the opportunity for ongoing self-improvement, both in-store and in school"
- Simon, age 25, trainee
”I was drawn to HTH as it allowed me to seamlessly blend interior design, aesthetics, and sales”
– Susan, age 21, trainee
”My passion lies in sales, and the opportunities provided by HTH empower me to achieve my aspirations”
– Jens, age 28, trainee
Do you have any questions?
If you have any questions about the trainee programme,
don't hesitate to send an email to Anders.