Business and Management

Retail Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

You can start an apprenticeship at any time. This programme will take a minimum of 18 months to complete.

Entry requirements
  • The entry requirements for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher.
  • It is desirable that you have English and maths at grade C/4 or above but this is not essential as Functional Skills are delivered as part of the apprenticeship programme.
  • You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.
You will achieve

You will achieve the Retailer Manager Apprenticeship Standard.

Last updated: 12th Dec 2017

Course overview

Retail Managers are responsible for delivering sales targets and a positive experience to customers that will encourage repeat custom and loyalty to the brand or business. It is a diverse role that includes leading and developing a team to achieve business objectives and working with a wide range of people that requires excellent communication skills. Please see link below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeship-standard-retail-manager

 

Course content

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • Customers
  • Business
  • Financial
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Sales and Promotion
  • Product and Service
  • Brand Reputation
  • Merchandising
  • Stock
  • Technical
  • Developing Self
  • Team Performance
  • Legal and Governance
  • Diversity

English and maths
English and maths qualifications are a requirement for most jobs and it is important that you are able to demonstrate your ability in these areas. If you do not already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths you will automatically undertake further study in these subjects as part of your apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through on-programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour outcomes on-route to final synoptic end point assessment, consisting of a:

  • written exam
  • retail business project
  • professional discussion

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials and a memory stick.

Where will I study?

You will study within the workplace and attend classes if required at Barnsley College’s Old Mill Lane Campus, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2YW.

What can I do next?

You can progress from this apprenticeship into employment as a Retail Store Manager, Senior Retail Manager or an Area Manager.

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

 

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Apprenticeship Team

For further information please contact the team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

 

 

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Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Retail Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship