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Retail Apprenticeships at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

The Retail Apprenticeship frameworks are designed primarily to develop people in employment throughout the retail sector through gaining the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out the job role.

Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship in Retail

This framework has been designed for individuals working within a retail environment as a general sales assistant as well as those in more specialist roles, for example beauty consultants or fresh food counter assistants. 

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Retail

This framework enables apprentices, who are employed in a more senior position within retail, such as Senior Sales Assistants, Team Leaders, Supervisors, to consolidate existing skills and knowledge. This will allow them to fulfil the requirements of their existing role and to support progression within the retail sector.

Course content

A majority of training is provided in the workplace, however the college will require all learner to attend college based sessions to complete theory tasks and tests.

Entry requirements

All apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria. No formal qualifications are required but experience in Retail is desirable.


An apprenticeship is assessed as follows:

  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work-based observations
  • Theory-based tasks and tests

Future opportunities

You can progress from:

Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3.

Further information

Work-Based Learning

Level 2 and 3

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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