Award in Retail Knowledge Level 1

Delivery methods

On-line and Classroom learning


Click on the link to see if you're eligible

In the classroom the course will take 2 weeks to complete. This is based on 2 days attendance per week.  Classes start at 10am each day and finish at 4pm with 30 minutes for lunch. Studying this qualification online will take approximately 18 hours and most learners will complete within 2 weeks.

About the course

The Award in Retail is an accredited course and is ideal if you are interested in working in a retail role.  It will also make a great addition to your CV.

The course is suitable for all learners new to retail or those wishing to refresh their skills and is aimed at people looking to return to work, change careers or have been in retail role but without any formal qualifications.

The qualification covers:

  • Understanding the business of retail;

  • Understanding how retail business maintains health, safety and security on its premises; and,

  • Understanding the retail selling process.

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

Progression to Level 2 Certificate in Retail.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of Evidence

Entry requirements?

You must be qualified at Entry Level 3 or above in English and maths.