• LevelLevel 1
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration10 weeks
  • Awarding bodyPearson


The BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Retail knowledge is a specialist work related qualification. It gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment in a specific occupational area.

The qualification will aid the learners with the vital skill of retailing which is desirable in job roles today.

The qualification also provides career development opportunities by attending external work placement and also managing work activities internally.

Course Information

Sorry, this course is not available for Online Enrolment or Application at the present time.

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Understanding The Business of Retailing
  • Understanding Customer Service in The Business of Retailing
  • Understanding How a Retail Business Maintains Health, Safety and Security on its Premises
  • Understanding The Retail Selling Process
  • Understanding The Control, Handling and Replenishment of Stock in a Retail Business
  • Understanding How Individuals and Teams Contribute to the Effectiveness of a Retail Business
  • Planning an Enterprise Activity
  • Running an Enterprise Activity

April 2019 -June 2019

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

You will be assessed through 8 theory based assignments and a practical synoptic assessment covering all units.

You can progress onto the Level 2 Retail.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

You will need to bring pens, note pad and a green portfolio to theory lessons.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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