This course is for you if you are looking to progress into a supervisor, sales professional or management role such as retail buyer, merchandiser, sales manager, store manager, or online retailer. The course will provide the opportunity to develop and demonstrate the retail sector-related knowledge to underpin competence in a job role.

Entry Requirements

12 Standard/4 GCSEs Grade A - C in Mathematics and English and 2 A levels A-D or Level 3 Diploma in Retail. Qualifications deemed equivalent by the Examination Committee will also be accepted.


For international students an IELTS score of 5.5 is required. We provide IELTS Live Interactive Online Course.


If you do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate extensive relevant work experience and/or achievement on a range of professional qualifications in Retail are also welcome to apply.

What Will I Study?

Some of the mandatory units include:


  • Understanding customer service in retail sector

  • Understanding security and loss preventions in a retail business

  • Understanding the management of stock in a retail business

  • Understanding the retail selling process etc.


Some of the optional units include:

·         Understanding how the Growth and Development of Plants is Promoted and Monitored in a Retail Outlet

·         Understanding Fashion Trends and Forecasting

·         Understanding Fashion Retail Personal Shopping and Styling

·         Understanding the Nature, Uses and Importance of Product Information in a Retail Outlet Selling  

             Gardening Products etc.

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