Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: retailer (approved for delivery)

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

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a retailer

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Assessment plan for a retailer

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Detail

This document is relevant to:

  • those looking to apply for an apprenticeship
  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

This standard is ready to use.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the retailer standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the Trailblazer contacts: lloyd.thomas@co-operative.coop or Annette.Allmark@people1st.co.uk.

The standard for a retailer was developed by:

  • The Co-operative Group
  • Ryman
  • John Lewis plc
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Asda
  • Goulds
  • Dorchester Ltd
  • The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)
  • AS Watson UK
  • B&Q
  • Boots UK Ltd
  • Screwfix Ltd
  • Debenhams plc

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 2

Maximum core government contribution: £3,000

Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.