Retail (Intermediate Apprenticeship)

Retail (Intermediate Apprenticeship)

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Code: QVR2Z003
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

The course is ideal if you have little or no experience of working in the retail industry but wish to progress in this sector.

What will I study?

A range of subject areas including:

- Customer service
- Selling skills
- Health & Safety
- Security
- Merchandising
- Stock control
- Cash desk procedures

How will this course be delivered?

You will be visited by an Assessor / tutor in the workplace

What qualifications will I get?

Diploma in Retail Skills (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by practical observations, course work, assignments and external tests.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered through an informal interview

What are the entry requirements?

You must have the following to enrol on the course:

- Be employed within the industry
- Reference from current employer
- Assessment of Maths and English

What else do I need to know?

The Level 2 Apprentice is a rolling programme this means that you can join us at any time of the year

Solihull College is part of the National skills academy for retail.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/1 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

On completion of the course learners will be qualified to work within the retail industry and have a possible opportunity to progress on to a level three apprentice programme.


Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

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Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds