Retail BTEC Certificate Level 1

This level 1 foundation course in retail is the perfect opportunity for you to gain valuable work experience and build on your personal and social skills.


You will gain skills and knowledge in the retail sector and develop your personal and social skills.

You will work towards a certificate in Retail Knowledge and, where appropriate, qualifications in English and maths.

The course includes compulsory work experience.

Entry Requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.
  • An initial assessment indicating you are working at a minimum of entry level 2 in English.
  • You will have an interview with the course tutor to make sure the course is right for you and to see if you have any additional support needs.
  • Foundation Learning course entry requirements include a minimum of Milestone 7/8.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed with assignments, work placement, report, portfolio and exams in English and maths.


You will progress on to a level 1 or level 2 course, providing you meet the entry requirements.

You could move on to employment in the retail sector.

Fees & Funding

As a full time student, under the age of 19, you will not usually need to pay any course or examination fees.

You may need to pay some essential costs. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information, contact student support services, tel: 0500 162100.


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    Start date

    2020-08-31 00:00:00.000

    End date

    2021-06-25 00:00:00.000

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    Kirklees College