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Retail and Business Enterprise - Level 2 (Full-Time) at Newcastle College

Course description

This course is delivered by staff who are highly experienced within the world of retail and Business and is suitable for those students who want to gain practical skills and experience to work in a business or retail environment.

The course aims to allow learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life across a range of retailers.

The course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding to enter into the world of work and equip you for the challenges ahead. In addition to this you will gain new skills in English and Mathematics.

 Upon completion of the units you will receive a full Level 2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge awarded by Pearson (EDEXCEL) who is a nationally recognised awarding body. 

Entry requirements

You do not need formal qualifications but enrolment is subject to a successful interview with the course leader.

. Candidates should have good communication skills in order to complete assignments and participate in class discussion.

If English is not your first language you will also need an IELTS score of 5.0 or above.


There are no examinations. You will be assessed through outside of the classroom activities, observations and project work and written tasks completed within the class

Future opportunities

You can progress onto a level 3 qualification or into employment within the retail or administrative sector.


Retail assistant

General shop work

Future progression to shop manager

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newcastle College directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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