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Retail manager

Managing staff, their work and sales within a retail environment.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will usually have worked in a supervisory role within the retail industry.

What apprentices will learn
  • retail principles and practices
  • business principles and practices
  • customer service
  • marketing and merchandising
  • leadership
  • developing and managing teams

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.