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Retail - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2 )

This retail apprenticeship provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to carry out a job role in the retail sector

Available Sessions

We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Retail - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Downpatrick
Full-Time 27/08/2018
20+ Apply Now
Retail - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Lisburn
Full-Time 27/08/2018
20+ Apply Now
Retail - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Newtownards
Full-Time 27/08/2018
20+ Apply Now

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Course Overview

This 1 year course is equivalent e.g. 4 GCSE's.

The course will be delivered over 7 hours (1 day) per week.

The apprenticeship comprises of two certificates and the areas you will study may include:
Level 2 Certificate in Retail

Level 2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge and Essential Skills qualifications.

Successful completion of the provision will lead to the award of Level 2 qualification and recognition as qualified person within the industry sector. 

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability. 

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.

A retail apprenticeship provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to carry out a job role in the retail sector.  This may include Customer Service, Processing payments, health and safety, security and stock replenishment.
 
 
Entry Requirements
  • You must have secured employment (at least 21 hours, inclusive of College hours) within the industry
  • You need to be 16 years of age by end of June
  • You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy & ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or L2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology
  • 4 GCSE’s between grades D to G.
Where will it take me?

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship or alternatively go to work directly into this industry. Other academic progression routes may also be available.

How will it make me more employable?
You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:
• Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
• Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
• Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
• Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

 

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers now require.

The course will develop your skills and knowledge of various roles within the retail sector including customer service handling purchases and merchandising.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed throughout the course with a combination of assessment methods which include work based observation, a portfolio of evidence and online testing.
 
Additional Costs
None
Accreditation
OCR
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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