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Business (Retail) Extended Certificate level 2 at Sheppey College

Course description

A mainly practical course to prepare you for work in the Retail sector covering customer service, retail operations, visual merchandising, trend promotion and teamwork. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in various retail settings throughout the year to build your confidence in readiness for employment.

Course content

You will undertake a range of units including understanding customer service in the retail sector, working in a retail team, carrying out promotional campaigns and visual merchandising.

Entry requirements

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


Assessment will be undertaken through a range of assignments, group work and role plays, observations, demonstrating work skills, work experience and opportunities in the purpose built college retail outlet.

Future opportunities

Completion of this level 2 course could lead directly into employment or progression on to a Retail or Business Administration Apprenticeship or on to a Level 3 Business and Event Management course.

Further information

Please note that for applications for the 19/20 academic year the EKC Group is using a new online system and you will be required to register and track your application using this system. You will receive an e-mail informing you of this and what to do next. You will be using the EKC Enterprise platform.

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: 27 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: S00008/1/1-41
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  • Number of planned places: 20

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