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Advanced Apprenticeship in Retail Skills at Trafford College

Course description

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Retail SkillsCity and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Retail KnowledgeEmployment Rights and ResponsibilitiesPersonal Learning and Thinking Skills.Level 2 Functional Skills MathsLevel 2 Functional Skills EnglishThis qualification is aimed at individuals who are working in a supervisory role in Retail. There are no age restrictions. For those thinking of entering the Retail Sector, or for those who are already employed and would like recognition of their skills and experience.

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 2 Retail apprenticeship, or working in a supervisory role in Retail. Successful interview and completion of initial assessments.


Assessment is continuous, with candidates undertaking practical work and producing written and verbal evidence to meet the requirements of the Certificate. Candidates will produce a portfolio which will be internally and externally verified.Examining/Validating Body – City and Guilds.

Future opportunities

What can I do next?The qualification will support their progression in the Retail environment.

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070 or alternatively the Skills Shop on 0161 747 4674

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: 13 May 2016
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