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Business (Retail) Extended Certificate 2 at Sheppey College Not

Course description

A mainly practical course to prepare you for work in the Retail sector covering customer service,  retail operations, visual merchandising, trend promotion and teamwork.  You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in various retail settings throughout the year to build your confidence in readiness for employment.



Course content

You will undertake a range of units including understanding customer service in the retail sector, working in a retail team, carrying out promotional campaigns and visual merchandising.


Entry requirements

Maths and English at level 1 or equivalent.


Assessment will be undertaken through a range of assignments, group work and role plays, observations, demonstrating work skills, work experience and opportunities in the purpose built college retail outlet.


Future opportunities

Completion of this level 2 course could lead directly into employment or progression on to  a Retail or Business Administration Apprenticeship or on to a Level 3 Business and Event Management course.


Further information

Visits to employers for specific training such as with John Lewis, Bluewater Management, London Fashion Weekend and Stansted Airport are just a sample of what will take place throughout the year.  Visits will cost approximately £40.00 in total over the year.

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: 30 October 2017
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      Canterbury College Sheppey Campus is located within easy walking distance from the train and bus stations. It can be found opposite Tesco and McDonalds. The salon entrance is opposite The Foyer.

      Travelling by Train

      Travel by train to Sheerness on Sea from the Sittingbourne main line station. For more information using the train services, visit the South Eastern website. The train station is a 2 minute walk away from the College.

      Travelling by Bus

      The College is beside the Tesco bus stop. For information regarding bus times and routes visit

      Travelling by Car

      At Sheerness Docks roundabout, bear right and follow road over bridge, College in front of you. At next roundabout, keep in left-hand lane (Superstore) and at mini roundabout, bear right (bus stop on your left, McDonalds facing you). Turn right, College entrance and parking on your right, in front of public car park) For Sat Nav, please input ME12 1HL.