To undertake this qualification staff need be working at a Store Manager level and have responsibility for delivering sales targets and leading and managing people within their job role.

The Retail Manager apprenticeship is a fantastic qualification for anyone looking to up-skill and learn new techniques and behaviours that can be directly implemented within their workplace. The qualification takes an in-depth look at the inner workings of a Retail business and builds upon the key attributes needed to become a successful Retail Manager.

To successfully complete this qualification you will know how to maximise income and minimise wastage, develop a sound understanding of business and people management principles to support the achievement of the vision and objectives of the business. You will champion the way for personal development, training and continuous improvement, encouraging your team to develop their own skills and abilities to enhance business performance and productivity.

Modules Include:

  • Lead a team to support business objectives
  • Manage overall performance of a team
  • Manage a team to achieve sales targets
  • Business and Finance
  • Effective communication


  • Career progression
  • Develop current skills and knowledge
  • to a higher level
  • Learning will bring new thinking and
  • fresh ideas which will enable team
  • development and in turn enhance
  • service and sales
  • Earn as you learn
  • Government Recognised Qualification
  • – equivalent to a Foundation Degree

Those with an annual wage bill of less than £3m do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Instead, 95% of each apprenticeship is funded by the government whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer to enhance the skills of their employee.

  • Employers are also be eligible for a £1000 incentive payment if the apprentice is aged 16 – 18.
  • Employers with less than 50 employees and where the apprentice is aged 16 – 18, the government will fund 100% of the apprentice and are eligible for a £1000 incentive payment.
  • Employers with those aged 19+ the government will continue to fund 95% of the apprenticeship programme whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer.
  • Businesses can manage this through the Apprenticeship Service online account.

For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

Funding available. For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

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