Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Retail (RQF) 603/4309/6

This qualification has been developed to support learners completing the Retailer apprenticeship standard and can be used to assess readiness for End Point Assessment. It covers the knowledge and skills of the standard, as described in the relevant Assessment Plan. It does not cover any merit or distinction criteria that may be part of the Assessment Plan. It is also designed as a stand-alone qualification for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in retail.

Duration: 244 Guided Learning hours, Credit value: 37

What you will study:

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace in retail, giving learners the opportunity to learn and evidence their knowledge and competency either as part of an apprenticeship or as a stand-alone qualification.

The qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills in Retail such as:

  • Influencing buying decisions and marketing
  • Maintaining stock
  • Supporting the financial performance of an organisation

How You Will be Taught

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence, which must be internally assessed and quality assured by the centre.

Knowledge Criteria

  • Worksheets
  • Record of oral and written questioning
  • Assignments / projects / reports
  • Candidate and peer reports
  • Record of professional discussion

Skills & Behaviour Criteria:

  • Assessor observation - completed observaional checklists
  • Witness testimony
  • Record of professional discussion
  • Candidate and peer reports

What can I do once I have completed the course?

Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto any of the HABC qualifications including Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Retailer apprenticeship standard, Highfield Level 3 End-Point Assessment for Retail Team Leader apprenticeship standard, Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders, Highfield Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge, Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Sales Professional) and Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Management).

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Duration: 18 weeks
Tuition: Flexible learning is available

* Fee remission is available to those unemployed, looking for work and receiving valid benefits, and not on the work programme.