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Apprenticeship – Retailer – Level 2

The main purpose of a retailer is to assist customers when they purchase products and services, which requires a good understanding of the stock being sold and the variety of ways customers can shop as well as the ability to process payments

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Retail
Apprenticeships
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Offsite

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/apprenticeship-retailer-level-2
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Course Information for Students

The main purpose of a retailer is to assist customers when they purchase products and services, which requires a good understanding of the stock being sold and the variety of ways customers can shop as well as the ability to process payments, for example using a till.  Retailers must be passionate about delivering a quality service that always aims to exceed customers’ expectations. 

You should be working in an operational role within the industry to start on this apprenticeship standard.

You should have Maths and English GCSE graded A-D or relevant industry experience.

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace 

You will be provided with any Personal Protective Equipment required to legally and safely undertake your role.

You will be assessed throughout your programme via observations, witness testimonies, work products and questioning.

At end-point assessment, you will be required to complete:

  • A 30-minute on-demand multiple choice test
  • A two-hour observation of your knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • A one-hour structured meeting led by the independent end-point assessor, involving you and your employer.

You can progress to a further apprenticeship programme such as Retail Team Leader Level 3.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

The main purpose of a retailer is to assist customers when they purchase products and services, which requires a good understanding of the stock being sold, the variety of ways customers can shop and the ability to process payments, for example using a till.  Retailers must be passionate about delivering a quality service that always aims to exceed customers’ expectations. 

The apprentice should be working in an operational role within the industry to start on this apprenticeship standard.

The apprentice should have Maths and English GCSE graded A-D or relevant industry experience.

As an employer working with Derby College Group, you will be required to offer support and guidance to ensure that the apprentice can achieve the qualification.  The apprentice will be required to build on the skills learnt in College and while in the workplace. 

The employer will be required to be involved in all learning reviews and to set work objectives for the apprentice so that they can achieve the qualification. 

If the apprentice is required to complete Functional Skills, they may need to attend block release at College.

The apprentice will be assessed throughout the programme via observations, witness testimonies, work products and questioning.

At end-point assessment, they will be required to complete:

  • A 30-minute on-demand multiple choice test
  • A two-hour observation of their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • A one-hour structured meeting led by the independent end-point assessor, involving the apprentice and the employer.

The apprenticeship can be delivered fully in the workplace. However, 20% of the apprentice’s time must be spent on off-the-job training.

You will need to provide your apprentice with any PPE required to legally and safely undertake their role.

The apprentice can progress to the Apprenticeship in Retail Team Leader Level 3.

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You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship, but if you don’t we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and external advertising through social media and the national apprenticeship services website

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Sales and Retail Assistants

£11082

Sales and Retail Assistants

Retail Cashiers and Check-out Operators

£10530

Retail Cashiers and Check-out Operators

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 4, 2021 11:06 am