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View Qualification : VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF)

Qualification
Qualification Number
500/6822/2
Title
VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF)
Awarding Organisation
Fees Price List Url
Qualification Type
QCF
Qualification Sub Type
None
Qualification Level
Level 1
Qualification Sub Level
None
EQF Level
Level 2
Regulation Start Date
01-Sep-2009
Operational Start Date
01-Sep-2009
Operational End Date
Certification End Date
Offered In England
Yes
Offered In Wales
Yes
Offered In Northern Ireland
Yes
Assessment Language In English
Yes
Assessment Language In Welsh
No
Assessment Language In Irish
No
SSA
7.1 Retailing and Wholesaling
Purpose
C. Prepare for employment
Sub Purpose
C1. Prepare for employment in a broad occupational area
Total Credits
13
Min Credits at/above Level
13
Minimum Guided Learning Hours
89
Maximum Guided Learning Hours
101
Diploma Guided Learning Hours
92
Barring Classification Code
BC3
Overall Grading Type
Pass
Assessment Methods
Aural Examination, E-assessment, Multiple Choice Examination, Oral Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Written Examination
Exemptions
None
Structure Requirements
The VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF) is made up of 6 mandatory units and a selection of optional units. A minimum of 2 credits must be achieved from the optional units. Total credits that must be achieved is 13.
The awarding organisation states that this qualification is appropriate for use in the following age ranges.
Age Ranges
Pre-16 : Yes; 16-18 : Yes; 18+ : No; 19+ : Yes
Further information
This does not imply that eligibility for funding has been agreed for these age ranges.
For further information on the funding of 14-19 qualifications offered in England, please refer to the DFE Section 96 website.
For further information on the funding of 19+ qualifications offered in England, please refer to the SFA website.
For further information on funding in Wales, visit the DAQW website.
For further information on funding in Northern Ireland, visit the DELNI and DENI website.
When undertaking a qualification that does not appear on the governments' lists as eligible for funding for specific age ranges, users must be aware of the legal requirements around activities undertaken by learners of specific ages.
Compound Group
R
Label
R
Name
R1
Group Requirements
Minimum Credit Value
13
Maximum Credit Value
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Pathway Reference
Unit Group
M
Label
M
Name
Mandatory
Group Requirements
Minimum Credit Value
11
Maximum Credit Value
11
Minimum Subcomponents
6
Maximum Subcomponents
6
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Understanding the business of retail
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding the business of retail
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
8
Unit Credit Value
1
Linked Unit
Understanding the retail selling process
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding the retail selling process
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
15
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Understanding the control, handling and replenishment of stock in a retail business
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding the control, handling and replenishment of stock in a retail business
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
11
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Understanding how a retail business maintains health, safety and security on its premises
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding how a retail business maintains health, safety and security on its premises
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
15
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Understanding how individuals and teams contribute to the effectiveness of a retail business
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding how individuals and teams contribute to the effectiveness of a retail business
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
15
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Understanding customer service in the retail sector
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding customer service in the retail sector
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
17
Unit Credit Value
2
Unit Group
O
Label
O
Name
Optional
Group Requirements
Minimum Credit Value
2
Maximum Credit Value
7
Minimum Subcomponents
1
Maximum Subcomponents
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Understanding retail consumer law
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding retail consumer law
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
11
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Understanding the handling of customer payments in a retail business
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Understanding the handling of customer payments in a retail business
Organisation Name
People1st
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
8
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Being Responsible for Other People’s Money
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Being Responsible for Other People’s Money
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
10
Unit Credit Value
1
Linked Unit
Planning an Enterprise Activity
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Planning an Enterprise Activity
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
10
Unit Credit Value
1
Linked Unit
Running an Enterprise Activity
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Running an Enterprise Activity
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
10
Unit Credit Value
1
Barred Units
There are no barred units to display.
Qualification Objectives
ObjectiveResponse
GCSEs prioritised to measure school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
Other GCSEsNot Set
Other level 1, 2 and1/2 qualifications used to indicate learners' attainment on completion of compulsory schooling and included in measures of school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
GCEs and ASNot Set
Other level 3 qualifications designed to demonstrate eligibility for progression to higher education and/or used to measure school or college performanceNot Set
ESOL qualifications that are required for citizenshipNot Set
Qualifications that indicate an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employersNot Set
Qualifications that an individual is required by law to have gained in order to undertake a specific roleNot Set
Qualifications taken primarily for growth and enjoymentNot Set
Qualifications that are designed to meet the needs of a named employer or other organisationNot Set
Qualifications that are included within apprenticeships frameworks, including functional skillsNot Set
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