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L2 Apprenticeship Retail at CMS Vocational Training Ltd

Course description

L2 Apprenticeship in Retail is a practical, work-based course that will provide development and qualificaitons related to your job role. The course is ideal for anyone currently employed in a retail environment who wants to develop their performance through hands on training and assessment.

Course content

The Apprenticeship framework is made up of the following elements:

L2 Certificate/Diploma in Retail Skills

L2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge

Functional Skills Maths and English.

ERR Workbook


ll elements of the framework are completed alongside each other.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but you will need to be employed in a retail environment.


This course is assessed through e-portfolio. An assessor will come into the workplace to see the learner and review their work.

For those learners who need to gain their Functional Skills, this will be assessed via online tests which will be completed in the workplace.

Financial information

The qualification is funded by the Learning and Skills Council so (subject to certain criteria) there is no cost to you.

Future opportunities

On completion of your Apprenticeship you could progress on to a level 3 Apprenticeship if your work role will allow.  At level 3 you have the opportunity to specialise as the level 3 Diploma allows you to do either Visual Merchandising, Management or Sales Professional.

Further information

If you are wanting to complete an apprenticeship in Retail but have not yet secured employment, contact CMS and we will advise you of current vacancies and assist you in finding an apprenticeship position in the field of Retail. 

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: 21 May 2015
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Joanne Stevenson
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01924470477
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