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Level 3 Retail Management Apprenticeship at Leeds City College

Course description

The aim of this Apprenticeship framework is to meet the skills shortages in the retail sector and to promote the retail sector as a career of choice.

Typical job roles:

Retail Expert: Responsible for running the counter, coaching assistants, merchandising, preparing products and serving customers.

Style Advisor (Personal Shoppers, Retail Consultant, Stylist): Works on a one-to-one basis with individual customers, within particular specialist areas.

Supervisor or Team Leader: Manages smaller teams of individuals in medium to large stores.

Department Manager: Manages smaller areas of the shop floor or stockroom in medium to large organisations.

Store Manager (of a small outlet): Manages a small team of individuals and the day-to-day operations of the store

Course content

n order to achieve a full Apprenticeship you must successfully complete the different parts of the framework over 18 to 24 months.

This consists of sector related industry qualifications:

Competence qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Retail Management)

Knowledge qualification

Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge

Functional Skills qualifications

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

You need to work in a management or supervisory role within a retail environment. A rigorous recruitment and selections process is carried out to ensure that the aspiring apprentices are suited to enduring this exciting and challenging route of study. GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

However if you cannot provide evidence of this then you will be required to sit an online assessment test.

Assessment

A wide range of assessment methods are used in the workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Future opportunities

Search and apply online for our current vacancies https://leedscitycollege.justapply.uk or alternatively you can complete the online application form or e-mail a copy of your cv to the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Contact us on: T: 0113 216 2337 / 0113 308 7918 E: apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Further information

Our apprenticeship rotes change throughout the year, stay up to date online

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: 10 November 2017
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