As one of the UKs largest industry sectors the demands for high standard within Retail are becoming important to more businesses. Retail Apprenticeships are focused on delivering essential skills to succed in a career in retail from entry to senior management levels.
What apprenticeships are available?
There are 2 levels of Retail Apprenticeship covering specific areas of role-specific skills for those working in the retail sector ranging from retailer to retail management available at both level 3 and level 4 apprenticeships.
Who are these apprenticeships for?
The Retail and Retail Management Apprenticeships have been designed for those working in a customer facing retail role as a retailer, team leader/supervisor or manager. Retail Apprenticeships demonstrate a clear pathway through retail into a retail management role.
Who has created this apprenticeship standard?
Retail and Retail Management Apprenticeship standards have been delivered in conjuntion with 14 of the UK’s major retailers, including but not limited to; Boots, Ryman, John Lewis PLC, B&Q, Screwfix, Tescos and People 1st.
What areas are covered in these apprenticeships?
Each apprenticeship covers core units focused on the fundamental role responsibilities at the undertaken level as well as delivering a high professional standard within the role.
Each apprenticeship will also cover specific elective units which will allow businesses to tailor apprenticeships to focus key industry and business challenges. Professional Academy will provide organisations with an apprenticeship structure which suits each businesses individual needs whilst the candidate is completing the apprenticeship programme.
How long will they take?
Apprenticeships completion times depended on the level of which is being undertaken ranging from 12 months for an intermediate course to 18 months for an advanced apprenticeship.