Apprenticeship in Retail Skills

UPDATED 20151117 09:29:15

It’s not just about selling great products or services. The retail business sector values people with a positive attitude towards customers and other employees and who strive to deliver the highest standards of quality and customer service. These Apprenticeships have been designed to meet the demands of today’s highly competitive market and offer development of skills across retail sectors including grocery, consumer, clothing and charity. Do you enjoy dealing with customers, helping them to make purchasing decisions, replenishing stock or displaying merchandise? If so, a retail qualification could be right for you! Our retail qualifications are designed for those working in a customer facing role where providing good customer service is essential and can be applied across various retail sectors e.g. clothing, grocery and voluntary. Qualifications don’t just focus on selling products or services - effective teamwork, communication and health & safety are all important elements of our retail programmes. Did you know? …If you choose a career in retail, you could be earning up to £14,000 a year as a supervisor, £25,000 as a retail store manager or £30,000 as an area manager!* * Figures are for guidance only

Course information

Name: Apprenticeship in Retail Skills Qualification title: Diploma in Retail Skills (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment The qualification is made up of three parts: The QCF which is assessed through a variety of methods – observation, witness testimonies, product evidence, discussions to name but a few. The remaining two elements, Functional Skills and Technical Certificate are a mixture of portfolio building to demonstrate knowledge and understanding and online assessment administered under exam conditions. Awarding Education Development International plc Created 20110812 02:53:44 Updated 20151117 09:29:15

Entry requirements

PC, Laptop or Tablet as we use an electronic portfolio Equipment required PC, Laptop or Tablet as we use an electronic portfolio


Weir Training Limited
01932 567626


Alpha 319, Building K Ground Floor
Chobham Business Centre Town: Chertsey Road County:Chobham, Surrey

Learning aims

Title: Diploma in Retail Skills (QCF) Qualification: Diploma in Retail Skills (QCF) Classification: Retail and Commercial Enterprise

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