Apprenticeship In Retail Supervision
Changing consumer demands, increased competition, ecommerce, and emerging technologies are constantly changing the retail landscape. This combined with the fight to attract and retain talent from different sectors makes it essential for retailers to offer opportunities to upskill and develop. The Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision programme offers the pathway to develop employees and address organisational knowledge gaps.
Now Accepting Applications for September 2023
What is the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision?
A fully funded two-year programme designed for people who have the potential to work in a management or supervisory position within retail. This Apprenticeship programme provides apprentices with the skills, attitude, and competencies to excel as a Retail Supervisor in any retail subsector. It combines on-the-job, classroom, online and self-study. The apprentice continues to work-full time in your business and attends college 24-days each of the two years of the programme. Retailers have the programme has lead to constant improvements, idea generation and change initiatives in the workplace.
Retail employers operating in the Republic of Ireland can avail of a €4,000 Employer Grant for each apprentice they have enrolled on the programme. This government grant is payable in four instalments over the two-year programme.
Who Should Apply?
The Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision is primarily targeting existing retail employees who have been identified by retailers as future supervisors or managers in their organisation.
The Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision offers a dynamic and innovative opportunity for people working in retail, school leavers, and career switchers to pursue a career as a Retail Supervisor.
The apprentice completes 13 modules over the two-year programme, developing their retail skills, human skills and digital skills equipping them the skills required for the modern retail environment.
The 5 Steps for Employer to Enroll Apprentices
Interested in registering an apprentice? Learn more about the steps involved.
Delivery and Location
The Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision programme is delivered in Galway, Cork, Dublin using a blend of classroom, workplace, online, and independent learning.
Frequently Asked Questions
We have put together some of the most commonly asked questions about the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision.
To make the apprenticeship partnership successful everyone involved must be fully involved and committed to the programme.
Cost and €4,000 Employer Grant
There is no cost associated with registering for the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision. However employers must support their apprentice with days off work to attend class, a laptop, travel and accommodation costs. A €4,000 Employer Grant is available for each apprentice an employer enrols on the programme.
Employers Information Session
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to complete the Apprentice Programme
24 days delivery year 1 & 2 Blend of Class and online
Programme delivered in Galway, Cork, and Dublin
QQI Level 6
Advanced Certificate in Retail Supervision
for Employers for enrol new Apprentices
Classroom, On-the-Job, Online & Independent Study
of surveyed employers would participate again
Employer Grant - payable in 4 instalments over 2 years
Human Resources Manager, Retail Services at BWG Foods
CEO, The Maxol Group
Managing Director Aramark Ireland and Chair of Retail Ireland Board
Benefits of the Apprenticeship
The apprentice is constantly bringing new ideas to the business which has the potential to grow revenue.
Develop Talent & Excellence
Upskill your team with the skills and competencies to succeed in your business.
Cost of the Apprenticeship
It’s FREE! There is no fee for employers to register an apprentice. Plus there is a grant of €4,000 available.
Create Career Pathway
Develop a career progression route to attract and retain people to your business.
This Apprenticeship leads to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Retail Supervision.