Retail Management Apprenticeship Level 3

Retail Management Apprenticeship Level 3

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The aim of this Apprenticeship framework is to meet the skills shortages in the retail sector and to promote the retail sector as a career of choice.

Typical job roles:

Retail Expert: Responsible for running the counter, coaching assistants, merchandising, preparing products and serving customers.

Style Advisor (Personal Shoppers, Retail Consultant, Stylist): Works on a one-to-one basis with individual customers, within particular specialist areas.

Supervisor or Team Leader: Manages smaller teams of individuals in medium to large stores.

Department Manager: Manages smaller areas of the shop floor or stockroom in medium to large organisations.

Store Manager (of a small outlet): Manages a small team of individuals and the day-to-day operations of the store

 
Duration 18 - 24 months
Study mode Full Time
Start date Various
Campus Industrial Delivery
Course code 34578-01
Fee TBC

What you learn

In order to achieve a full Apprenticeship you must successfully complete the different parts of the framework over 18 to 24 months.

This consists of sector related industry qualifications:

Competence qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Retail Management)

Knowledge qualification

Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge

Functional Skills qualifications

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths 

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities 

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

How you will be assessed

A wide range of assessment methods are used in the workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

All apprentices must be employed and working in a role that meets the competence requirements of the framework. Our experienced, qualified staff will support your staff to achieve their framework.

Apprentices will be visited once a month in the workplace and delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

As there is no college attendance it is recommended at least 2 hours per week is spent away from the working role to concentrate on any development activities set.

Entry requirements

You need to work in a management or supervisory role within a retail environment. A rigorous recruitment and selections process is carried out to ensure that the aspiring apprentices are suited to enduring this exciting and challenging route of study. GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

However if you cannot provide evidence of this then you will be required to sit an online assessment test.

What's next

Search and apply online for our current vacancies https://leedscitycollege.justapply.uk or alternatively you can complete the online application form or e-mail a copy of your cv to the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

Contact us on: T: 0113 216 2337 / 0113 308 7918 E: apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

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