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What career opportunities can this lead to?

The Progression Routes for this course are:
- Level 3 Diploma in Retail Knowledge (Management)
-Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Visual Merchandising, Sales Professional)

Progression within work could be progressing to a retail assistant or a retail merchandiser.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements to this qualification other then you need to be in a job role that will allow you to meet the criteria of the qualifications.

What does this programme involve?

To complete the level 2 Certificate in Retail Skills, the candidate must achieve a minimum of 24 credits. A minimum of 19 credits must be achieved at level 2 and 8 credits will come from the mandatory unit:
-Work effectively in your retail team
The remaining credits with come from a choice of optional units such as:
-Receive goods and materials into storage in a retail environment
-Keep stock on sale at required levels in a retail environment
-Process customer orders for goods in a retail environment
-Demonstrate products to customers in a retail environment

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

This qualification is nationally recognised. It allows learners to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to national occupation level required by employers.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

RETSC2

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
RT2RO Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.