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Retail - Apprenticeship (Level 2) at Babington Business College - Training for today

Course description

Retail programmes are available to people looking to work in retail and who want to learn the skills needed for a successful career in the industry. Retail programmes allow you to develop an understanding of how the sector operates while enabling you to decide which area of retail you feel most comfortable working in. There are eight job areas that cover the multitude of career options in the retail sector:- • Store Operations, • Human Resources/Training, • Finance and Administration, • Buying, • Customer Contact Centres, • Marketing, • Logistics and • Information Technology (IT) These eight areas are common in any category of retail from grocery stores, electrical stores, to fashion outlets. Retail is a vast, diverse industry with establishments ranging from corner shops to multi-national chains, but whatever their size, retailers need skilled and motivated staff. Retail NVQ Level 2 is made up of 1 mandatory unit plus a wide selection of optional units up to a credit value of a minimum of 24 and a Technical Certificate – Retail knowledge at level 2. Functional Skills - English and Mathematics.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required although individuals must be employed in a retail role. Individuals should demonstrate a committed and enthusiatic approach and be sufficiently motivated to achieve this framework. Individuals will complete a basic skills assessment test and those who display results at entry 2 or below will be provided with IAG supporting their needs and referral to the skills for life team.

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Future opportunities

Progression: Advanced Apprenticeship, senior role within the retail sector.

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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: 20 August 2019
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    • Training For Today part of The Babington Group have 4 centres based within the North West at Prestwich, Bolton, Atherton and Warrington. We also have office space in Manchester City Centre.

      We source job vacancies across all of the North West and aim to place you within a 5 mile radius of your home.

      If you are unable to get to any of the locations, we can also offer alternative methods of enrolling, for example over the phone.