Retail Qualification | Retail Knowledge Certificate

Certificate in Retail Knowledge

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Certificate in Retail Knowledge

Assessment Requirements: Portfolio of Evidence

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

This qualification is knowledge-based and is aimed at learners who are currently working within the Retail sector and wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the sector and industry. This qualification is designed to allow progression on to the LAO Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge or towards a competence based qualification.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is suitable for those who work within the Retail sector. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge in a wide range of job roles

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into Retail based work from check out to specialised retail areas. Other progression routes include qualifications such as;

  • IAO Level 2 Certificate in Retail Skills 
  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Management) 
  • IAO Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge 

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