Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: retail manager (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the retail sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a retail manager

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Assessment plan for a retail manager

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is ready to use.

Employers involved in creating this standard

The standard for a retail manager was developed by:

  • The Co-operative Group
  • Ryman
  • John Lewis PLC
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Asda
  • Goulds Dorchester Ltd
  • HTA The Horticultural Trades Association
  • AS Watson UK
  • B&Q
  • Boots UK Ltd
  • Screwfix Ltd
  • Debenhams PLC
  • Argos Ltd
  • People 1st
  • Greggs

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 8

Funding band maximum: £6,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.