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Retail (Advanced Apprenticeship) at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

The course is ideal for anyone working within the retail sector, in a supervisory role upwards.

The Level 3 Apprentice has three pathways that learners can work towards depending on their job role and will help/ support them to have a better understanding of the retail sector at this level.

Course content

A range of subject areas including:

- Customer service
- Selling Process
- Personal and team effectiveness
- Store operations
- Recruitment
- Visual Merchandising
- Management of Risks to Health & Safety
- Security and loss prevention
- Managing stock control

Entry requirements

- Employed within the industry
- Reference from current employer
- Assessment of Maths and English

Assessment

Assessment is by practical observations, course work, assignments and external tests

Future opportunities

On completion of the course learners will be qualified to work within the retail industry at supervisory level and above and will help as part of the career progression route within the sector.

Further information

The Level 3 Apprentice is a rolling programme this means that you can join us at any time of the year.

Solihull College is part of the National skills academy for retail.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2016
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