There are a number of components that make up a Retail Advanced Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.
You can choose one of 3 pathways on the Advanced Apprenticeship allowing you to specialise in the area you want. They are:
Advanced Apprenticeship in Retail, which includes:
The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in a retail environment, such as working effectively in a retail team. There are then a variety of optional units to choose from which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which could include:
Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:
All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.
View the Level 3 Diploma in Retail (Sales Professional) here.
View the Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Visual Merchandising) here.
View the Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Management) here.
View the Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge here.
Progression from the Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Retail
Further and Higher Education:
For further information about careers in retail visit http://www.nsaforretail.com/want-a-job-in-retail/pages/welcome.aspx
Entry requirements: You must be employed in a retail environment carrying out retail tasks for at least 16 hours per week.
This framework does not impose any entry restrictions as retailers employ individuals from all abilities.
Employers are looking for applicants who have a keen interest in providing high levels of customer service and can be flexible with their skills.
Examples of progression routes into this pathway include:
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