Level 1 Retail Skills

Retail businesses vary in size from independent sellers to multinational organisations. As consumer expectations continue to grow, so does the huge variety of Retail opportunities available.

Course Summary

Whether you are preparing for your first Retail role, or hoping to secure a supervisory position, we have the level to suit your needs.

As well as providing vocational skills for work, these courses offer a broad curriculum designed to develop self-confidence, personal and social skills, Employability, Maths, English and IT skills.

You will be trained in:

  • Customer Service
  • Handling finances
  • Stock checking
  • Pricing and receiving goods
  • Packaging and wrapping products
  • Health and Safety and Ergonomics


The majority of learning takes place off-site in high street shops and retail outlets.

Course available at Barnardo’s ETS North

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