Retail Academy (SVQ Level 2)

Course Content

Retail is an exciting industry and this programme offers a wide range of training that reflects the diversity of the sector and the multi-channel nature of the changing retail environment. An integral part of this programme allows learners to train in the workplace and develop job related skills required to work within the sector. This qualification covers areas such as: visual merchandising, stock management, health and safety, teamwork, customer service and sales. The course consists of three mandatory units and seven optional units to be selected from an extensive list of options reflecting the wide range of careers.  

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four National 4 qualifications. Consideration will also be given to applicants with other relevant qualifications. Applicants should have a desire to gain employment in the retail industry and will undertake an interview and task to assess suitability for the course.

Method of Assessment

There will be no end of course test but continual assessment throughout the year and the use of an e-portfolio within the workplace.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this programme will enhance prospects of securing employment within the sector. Further study includes Advanced Certificate in Business or an HNC Business related course.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    13 Sep 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Fashion Business, Events & Retail

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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