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Retail: Sales Professional

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
15 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Craft Expert (e.g. Bakery)
  • Senior Sales Assistant
  • Senior Sales Assistant (Garden Retail)
  • Style Advisor / Personal Shoppers / Retail Consultant / Stylist
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Retail Skills (Sales Professional)
  • Diploma in Retail Skills (Sales Professional) (RQF)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • BTEC Certificate in Retail Knowledge
  • BTEC Diploma in Retail Knowledge
  • Certificate in Retail Knowledge
  • Certificate in Retail Knowledge (RQF)
  • Diploma in Retail Knowledge
  • Diploma in Retail Knowledge (Garden Retail)
  • Diploma in Retail Knowledge (RQF)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.