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NVQs in Retail Skills

NVQ Routes

  • Retail Skills NVQ at Level 2
  • Retail Management NVQ at Level 3

Programme Overview

Below you will find everything you need to know about our Retail Skills NVQ's. If you would like to know more please click on the Register Interest button at the top of this page.

How long is the programme?

The duration of the Retail Skills NVQ at Level 2 is 6 months and the Level 3 is 9 months depending on your previous experience and qualifications.

Who is it for?

This NVQ is suitable for anyone who currently works in the Retail industry or for those who are wanting to get started in the sector.

If you are just starting in the industry we may advise that you complete the Level 2 NVQ prior to starting on the Level 3. 

What you will learn

Depending on which qualification you do and what you will be/are doing in your current employment role will determine what units you will work towards. If you mainly do general Retail duties we will cover how replenish stock and organise displays.

For more information on what is available as optional units in your programme please give us a call or click the Register Interest button on this page.

Progression opportunities

If you have completed the Level 2 NVQ you could progress on to the Level 3 NVQ or another role relevant qualification.

If you complete the Level 3 NVQ you could progress on to Team Leading, Management, or another role relevant qualification. 

Carrer opportunities

The types of job roles that you could progress to with the Level 2 NVQ could include; Customer Service Assistant, Floor Staff, Warehouse Operative, Sales Assistant or other related roles.

Career progression with the Level 3 NVQ could include; Team Leading, Floor Manager, Assistant Manager or other related supervisory roles.


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