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

Qualification
Qualification Number
500/6901/9
Title
VTCT Level 1 Award 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
Yes
Assessment Language In Irish
Yes
SSA
7.1 Retailing and Wholesaling
Purpose
C. Prepare for employment
Sub Purpose
C1. Prepare for employment in a broad occupational area
Total Credits
7
Min Credits at/above Level
7
Minimum Guided Learning Hours
47
Maximum Guided Learning Hours
55
Diploma Guided Learning Hours
47
Barring Classification Code
BC3
Overall Grading Type
Pass
Assessment Methods
Aural Examination, Coursework, E-assessment, Multiple Choice Examination, Oral Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Written Examination
Exemptions

NA

Structure Requirements
To achieve the VTCT Level 1 Award in Retail Knowledge learners must achieve a minimum of 7 credits maximum of 11 credits.
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.
Unit Group
S
Label
S
Name
Structure
Group Requirements
Structure of the VTCT Level 1 Award in Retail Knowledge
Minimum Credit Value
7
Maximum Credit Value
Minimum Subcomponents
4
Maximum Subcomponents
4
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 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
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 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
13
Unit Credit Value
2
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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