Retail

Qualification: Award
Level 1

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About this course

This short retail course is designed to support you back into employment or to develop your skills and knowledge if you are already employed. The course covers a range of employability skills and aims to build your confidence in the workplace and your personal development skills.

Topics include customer service, business, health and safety, selling, stock replenishment and teamwork.

Upon successful completion of the first two days of the course, you will gain an Entry 3 Introduction to Customer Service qualification. In order to progress to the full Level 1 qualification, you will need to have proven you are working at a Level 1 standard.

We work alongside Lidl Retail stores in the Southampton and Portsmouth areas. Successful completion of the full Level 1 qualification may lead to an interview. This is subject to their current vacancies.

*If you're earning under £18,525 you won't have to pay for this course. Apply online now!

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848
Email: enquiries@southampton-city.ac.uk 

What you will learn
  • Understand the business of retail
  • Understanding customer service in the retail sector
  • Understanding the control and replenishment system in retail
  • Understanding how individuals and teams contribute to the effectiveness of a retail business
  • Produce a CV
  • Interviewing skills
  • Rights and responsibilities at work
  • Money management
  • Career progression
Assessment

All learning is classroom based with a tutor. There are no exams or written assignments to complete.

Entry requirements
  • You need to be aged 19 or over

  • Evidence of benefits/salary will be required
What next?

Take one of the following work-related courses offered by City College

  • Warehousing skills level 1
  • Work skills level 1
  • Wellbeing level 1
  • Retail level 2 (Distance Learning)