Modern Apprenticeship


What's Retail like?

From designers to sales people, there's a wide variety of jobs in Scotland’s retail sector. This apprenticeship covers topics such as:

  • fashion

  • technology

  • food and drink

  • entertainment

  • health and beauty

Learn how to create enthralling window displays as a visual merchandiser. Lead a team to financial success as a store manager. Provide a first-class customer experience as a personal shopper. 

This apprenticeship can provide you with the tools you need to excel in a retail environment. Learn about effective management and delivering outstanding customer service. Gain an understanding of how to maximise retail profits and performance. Whatever area of retail you wish to specialise in, this apprenticeship equips you with the skills you need for a career in the sector. 

Entry requirements

There are no formal qualification requirements for entry onto this Modern Apprenticeship. It's useful - but not essential - to have previous work experience in retail. 

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take up to 18 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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