New apprenticeships Retailer

The main purpose of a retailer is to assist customers when they purchase products and services, which requires a good understanding of the stock being sold, the variety of ways customers can shop and the ability to process payments. Retailers must be passionate about delivering a quality service that always aims to exceed customers’ expectations.

Therefore, retailers enjoy direct contact with a wide range of people and are motivated by completing a sale and knowing a customer is happy with their purchase. They can work in a variety of shops and other retail establishments. More specialist retailers include funeral services, garden centres, delicatessens and people who work in remote environments for example in telephone, on-line and mail order retail.

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Mandatory requirements

In order to meet the apprenticeship standards apprentices must achieve a:

  • Achieve Level 1 English and attempt Level 2 English
  • Achieve Level 1 Maths and attempt Level 2 Maths
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