Level 1 Award in Introduction to Working in Fashion Retail (QCF)
The Level 1 Award in Introduction to Working in Fashion Retail (QCF) has been designed with industry experts to give you the basic knowledge and understanding required to work in the exciting world of Fashion Retail. This qualification is the first step to becoming a knowledgeable, successful fashion consultant, stylist or cosmetics adviser who can generate add-on sales and increase customer loyalty.
This qualification will enable you to gain an understanding of the:
- fashion retail sector
- personal styling consultation
- the theory of colour
- how to apply all of these to an individual customer’s body shape, size and height.
These key elements will prepare you for employment as a styling consultant or fashion retail stylist within the Fashion Retail sector and a cosmetics consultant within the beauty industry.
If you are looking for a basic qualification in general retail skills then you could take the:
- Level 1 Award in Introduction to Employment in Retail (QCF) or the
- Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Retail Skills (QCF).
This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.
This qualification is ideally suited to learners who are undertaking the work placement element of a Traineeship.
Achievement of this qualification will also provide you with a foundation to enable progression onto the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Retail or into employment.
This qualification is supported nationwide by employers. For contact details of the training providers and colleges that offer this qualification in your local area, please email our customer service team.
Level 1 Award in Introduction to Working in Fashion Retail (QCF) Handbook
All 7 credits from Group M must be achieved to gain the qualification.
Minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 56
Maximum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 56
Registration start date
Qualification review date
Group M - Mandatory units
Introduction to fashion retail
|Principles of personal styling consultation|
The theory of colour
Understand the attributes of body shape, proportions and scales
To find out more about our registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team on
0121 270 5100 or email us
FRA1 - Level 1 Award in Introduction to Working in Fashion Retail (QCF)
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