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NVQ Level 1 in Retail Skills *Fees Payable* at Eden College

Course description

It is designed to reflect the work of candidates working in a retail environment. It is most appropriate for candidates operating at a basic level in their work role. It is suitable for candidates who are: new to the retail sector; following training programmes; following training programmes in preparation for work; school leavers.

Course content

To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve 5 units made up of 1 mandatory unit and 4 optional units. Candidates can also undertake additional units, although these are not required to complete the qualification.

Mandatory Units

Unit E3: Work effectively in your retail team

Optional Units

Unit B1: Move goods and materials manually in a retail environmen,t Unit B2: Keep stock at required levels in a retail environment, Unit B8: Process donated goods for resale or recycling in a retail environment, Unit B20: Contribute to food safety in a retail environment, Unit C1: Wrap and pack goods for customers in a retail environment, Unit C44: Provide a counter/take-away service (People 1st), Unit E1: Help to keep the retail unit secure, Unit E2: Help to maintain health and safety in a retail environment, Unit E4: Keep the retail environment clean and hygienic (non-food)


Coursework based.

Financial information

Level 1 - Fees are £600 for home(EU), £750 for funded students and £900 for international students.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eden College directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 6 Months