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The aim of the NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business: Retail is to provide students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of skills required for a business in the retail sector. This Level 3 Business Course provides you with a general understanding of the business environment, as well as in-depth information on visual merchandising in the retail environment, buyer’s behavior in sales, storage of goods in retail, branding, and promotion in a retail business. The course is accredited by UK OFQUAL and is delivered 100% online with 24x7 tutor support.
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Duration and Delivery
This Level 3 Online Business Course is designed to be completed over two-years of full-time study. However, we provide flexible online study, meaning you can potentially finish it in as little as 4 months. The Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business: Retail is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our 24x7 online tutor support is there to support you should you need assistance at any point.
Assessment & Verification
All units within this Level 3 Business Course are internally verified by our qualified assessors and externally verified by NCFE. This course is criterion-referenced, based on specific learning outcomes to enhance a wide range of retail business and entrepreneurship knowledge and skills related to functioning within a business environment. Each unit is graded using the following structure; Not Yet Achieved, Pass, Merit, and Distinction.
Successful completion of this Level 3 Business Course enables learners to get direct entry into the Level 4 Business Diplomas, such as the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management and the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business. As this Diploma is regulated and approved by OFQUAL (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulations), learners will also be able to get entry into higher level of studies in various fields at university or HE colleges. Completion will also give learners UCAS points, depending on your grade. Learners get: 24 for a pass, 48 for a merit, 72 for a distinction, and 84 for a distinction*.
Unit 1: Business culture and responsibilities
Unit 2: Produce documents in a business environment
Unit 3: Solve problems in a business environment
Unit 4: Work with others in a business environment
Unit 5: Manage and improve own performance in a business environment
Unit 6: Respond to change in a business environment
Unit 7: Understanding the retail industry
Unit 8: Visual merchandising in a retail environment
Unit 9: Promoting and branding in the retail business
Unit 10: Understanding the receipt and storage of goods in retail
Who is this course for?
This course is for learners who want to gain a qualification relating to business retail that will prepare them for working in the field or top them up on UCAS points and allow them to advance to higher levels of studies
For entry into this course, learners must meet the following criteria:
- This course can be offered to learners of all ages. While not mandatory, learners may benefit from having a level 2 qualification.
- Learners must have the general capacity to undertake this course.
- Only taught in English.
English Language Requirements:
Learners are expected to have English language proficiency of CEFR Level B2. This can be shown in the following ways:
- Being a native English speaker.
- Heaving achieved IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
- Having done your last two years of schooling in English.
- Passing the free English language test on our website.
This course leads to higher levels of study or can lead to a career relating to retail business.
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