Retail Knowledge

Level 1 Award & Certificate in

Retail

The retail sector is the UK’s largest private sector employer with 2.9 million employees. It generates over £394 billion in sales each year. Whether it is online or on the high street, the retail industry provides significant employment opportunities.

Hallmark has produced a range of units that cover fundamental aspects of work within the retail industry. For example, candidates will develop an understanding of the importance of communication with customers, the selling process and the purpose of product information. The programme also presents an overview of employment rights and responsibilities, and encourages learners to monitor their own performance and development, enabling them to achieve high standards in their work role.

These qualifications are available through various awarding organisations (examples below).

Award: 7 Credits / 40-55 GLH

Learning Aim Ref (NCFE): 601/7957/0

Certificate: 13 credits / 87-90 GLH

Learning Aim Ref (City & Guilds): 500/8210/3

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