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Retail Course

Bushbury (Wolverhampton) Vocational Learning Hub

Retail Training Courses

Course Description
This level 1 qualification is aimed at candidates who are starting out and want a good basic understanding of the retail industry, enough to succeed in a job in the area or move on to further study.
In addition to this Nova’s Headstart programme can also help you with the following;
• Training to prepare you for college or to get a Traineeship, Apprenticeship or a job
• Help with employability skills such as, CV writing and interview skills
• Work experience placements


Course Content

Headstart is for anyone who has left school and is aged 16-18 or those aged 19-24 who have Learning Difficulties and/or disabilities. The programme is predominantly at level 1 but can include level 2 skills and qualification. 

Some of the Units you will undertake include:
• Unit 109-Keep stock at required levels in a retail environment 
• Unit 102-Comply with Health and safety
• Many more Unit options are available which will be selected relevant to your own selected work experience


English and Maths
English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.
We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.


Entry Requirements
Must be aged 16 to 18 and you do not need any previous experience in the industry


Continuous on-course assessment of assignments and work placements


Future Opportunities
Progression to Traineeship, Apprenticeship or employment within the Retail environment.


Education, Health & Care Plan
At Nova training we aim to provide training and education for all who can benefit from it, including those with Education, Health & Care Plan. Nova Training believes that all people are of equal value and seeks to promote positive attitudes towards diversity and to eliminate discrimination.


An EHCP replaces Statements of special educational needs (SSEN) and Learning Difficulties Assessments for children and young people with special educational needs.


If you have an EHC Plan or disability and you would like to know more about what we offer at Nova Training, please email us at highneeds@novatraining.co.uk



This activity is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.


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