Transition to Working in Retail Certificate | Innovate Awarding

Certificate in Transition to Working in Retail

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Certificate for Transition to Working in Retail

Assessment requirements Portfolio of Evidence, Multiple Choice assessment

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and objectives of the qualification

The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners for work. It supports the development of knowledge and skills to enable learners to prepare for work and identify the skills and behaviours required within a professional environment. It provides an insight into the principles and processes of working in retail and has been designed to support transition into employment for those seeking to work in a retail role.


Entry guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is suitable for those who want to work within the retail sector.

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning, apprenticeships or employment within the retail sector. On completion of this course, Learners may progress to apprenticeships in retail or qualifications such as:

  • IAO Level 2 Diploma in Retail Skills
  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Sales Professional)


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