RETAIL MANAGER LEVEL 4 APPRENTICESHIP
The Retail Manager apprenticeship is ideal for individuals who are looking to progress into a retail store manager, senior retail manager or area manager role. Key responsibilities may include leading a team to achieve and exceed business objectives, managing the overall performance of a team, providing clear direction and leadership, recruitment and retention of staff
This is a Level 4 apprenticeship.
Typically, 15-18 months.
Employers will set their own entry requirements but it is expected that the individual will have worked in a supervisory role.
Typical job roles
Team Leader, Supervisor, Assistant Manager, Deputy Manager
Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths before taking the End Point Assessment.
Learning modules include topics such as: Understanding the Customer, Business and Finances, Leadership, Marketing, Communications, Sales and Promotion, Product and Service, Brand Reputation, Merchandising, Legal and Governance, Diversity
Dedicated skills coach to support apprentices throughout their entire learner journey
Regular one to one workplace visits
Flexible and innovative training methods geared to different learning styles
24/7 access to digital learning content, ensuring apprentices have everything they need to support and accelerate learning
Free NUS Apprentice Extra card, allowing apprentices to access discounts on the high street and on other well-known brands
Upon completion, apprentices may choose to progress onto the Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 apprenticeship.
Funding and financial support
Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to cover the cost of apprenticeship training while a range of government funding is available for non-levy organisations. Other financial support is available for employers and apprentices depending on circumstances.
Download the Retail Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship brochure for apprentices.
Download the Retail Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship brochure for employers.