• Qualifications in Retail
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Retail

The retail sector is one of the largest employers in the UK. It offers a wide choice of careers within the sector such as buying, marketing, e-commerce and visual merchandising. It is a sector that offers flexible working and lots of promotion opportunities. An Apprenticeship in retail will help you develop your retail career in whatever direction you wish to take it.

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Level 2 Retailer

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however it may be helpful to already have achieved a level 1 qualification. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16+.
  • Qualification

    Successful completion of the Apprenticeship will lead to NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge and NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Retail Skills. Functional Skills level 1 English and Maths will also need to be attained if you do not already have an equivalent qualification.
  • Length of Programme

    Minimum duration of the programme is 12 months.
  • Careers and Progression

    The main purpose of a retailer is to assist customers when they purchase products and services. It requires a good understanding of the stock being sold, the variety of ways customers can shop and the ability to process payments. This level 2 Apprenticeship helps to develop the skiills that retailers need such as how to motivate someone to purchase, completeing sales and understanding cus-tomers. It is designed for all areas of retail including supermarkets, fashion bou-tiques, department stores, and more specialist areas such as garden centres and funeral directors. The retail sector developed the qualification to meet the varied needs, knowledge, skills and behaviours of the sector.
    This apprenticeship provides an ideal stepping stone into specialist, team leading, supervisory or first line management roles within retail and higher level training and apprenticeships.

Level 3 Retail Team Leader

  • Entry Requirements

    Employers will set their own entry requirements, but it is expected that the individual would have worked in an operational role within the industry.
  • Qualification

    Successful completion of the Apprenticeship will lead to NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills. Functional Skills level 2 English and maths will also need to be attained if you do not already have an equivalent qualification.
  • Length of Programme

    Minimum duration of the programme is 12 months.
  • Careers and Progression

    The Retail Team Leader qualification enhances you have the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to support your managers and build strong teams. It will help you to deliver exceptional customer service and a positive experience for customers. It will ensure that you have the skills to deputise for managers.
    Progression from this apprenticeship could be into a junior retail management position and/or onto a level 4 management qualification.
 

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