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Apprenticeship in Retail at The Source Skills Academy

Course description

Retail is one of the fastest growing sectors and covers a vast range of businesses, from market stalls and independent shops, to national chains and superstores. As a Retail Apprentice you could be assisting customers on the sales floor of a high street store and handling their purchases or working as an expert in a specialist department, dealing
with specific enquiries.


Course content

This Apprenticeship is aimed at individuals seeking a role within the retail sector. A position in retail offers a vibrant and interactive career path with every day bringing new challenges and exciting opportunities.

You may be in a creative role such as visual merchandising, helping to create window and in-store displays to drive sales or you may choose to work behind the scenes on stock handling, ensuring products are received in the correct quantities and appropriately stored. You could develop skills in sales, and marketing, essential for any business, or you could learn technical or business skills such as hairdressing or beauty. From dealing with stock deliveries to organising displays, the skills gained from the Retail Apprenticeship are transferable to all retail companies.


Future opportunities

This Apprenticeship could lead to the following job roles:

Sales Assistants
Beauty Consultant
Stockroom Assistant
Visual Merchandiser
Fresh Food Counter Assistant
Store Manager
Senior Sales Assistant
Visual Merchandising Supervisor

Further information

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst you work, helping you improve your skills, knowledge and confidence, giving you all the equipment you need for your future.

The vacancies are full time and allow you to get paid whilst studying for your Apprenticeship. Our team of Tutors visit you and your employer at work to support you through the qualification and you may spend some time at The Source too.

For further information on a career in retail, please contact us on 0114 263 6651 or email Alternatively you can take a look at our latest vacancies

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 21 April 2016
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