Retail business

Key Stage 4
WJEC Level 2 vocational award

The level 2 award in retail business introduces learners to one of the most important employment sectors in the UK, exploring various aspects of retail business and investigating a range of retailers, from large chains and department stores to independent and online retailers. This award is equivalent to one GCSE. It is a practical, work-related course.

Topic areas covered

  • Unit 1: Customer experience
  • Unit 2: Retail business
  • Unit 3: Retail operations

Method of assessment

Internal assessment

  • Unit 1 – Customer experience
  • Unit 3 – Retail operations
  • Students can achieve Level 1 pass, Level 2 pass, merit or distinction.

External assessment

  • One 75 minute examination

Teaching staff

Mr C Berry
Miss J England (Head of Faculty)