Highfield Assessment

Sales, Retail, Marketing and Procurement

Retailer Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Retailer

Who is this Standard for?
This apprenticeship is for individuals working within a retail environment. As a retail apprentice, your role will depend on your employer. You could be assisting customers on the sales floor of a high street store or handling their purchases.

Programme structure
This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months.  Apprentices will be placed in a retailer role and supported by a tutor to achieve the Retailer standards and level 1 maths and English qualifications.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 11/05/2016 will be assessed against ST0327/AP01.

End-Point Assessment methods

  • On-demand test
  • Practical observation
  • Professional discussion

Highfield are ready and able to deliver end-point assessment for the Retailer standard. Readiness is defined as "having necessary administrative and systems infrastructure and associated internal quality assurance policies and procedures to support Highfield’s end-to-end end-point assessment service."

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Support and Guidance Documents - These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Retailer Apprentice Guide

Employer Guide - Professional Discussion

Think About - Assessment Observation 

 - We have developed the Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Retail (RQF) that maps directly to the standard.

Mapping Document - This shows how our Apprenti-kit supports the requirements of this standard, and is available in the downloads area below.

Apprenti-kit - The effective delivery of this standard can be supported by the Level 2 Retailer Apprenti-kit.