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Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Retail Business


The Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Retail Business has been approved for the DfE 2021 and 2022 performance tables and will remain available to centres.

Why Choose WJEC Eduqas?

Purposeful tasks set in real retail contexts
Knowledge and understanding of retail businesses
Develops a range of practical and academic skills

LLatest News for Level 1/2 Retail Business

Withdrawal of WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Certificates

Following a review of our portfolio of vocational qualifications we have taken the decision to withdraw the Level 1/2 Vocational Certificate in Retail Business (601/3215/2). The final assessment opportunity will be summer 2020.

Controlled Assessment

The unit 4 external assessment will be available for centres to download from 1st May each year, in the Question Paper section of the secure website.

Continuing Professional Development

CPD material from previous events is now available to download from the secure website. Please go to Resources PDF Download > CPD Materials > Level 1 & 2 Retail Business

Frequently Asked Questions

Level 1 / 2 Vocational Awards and Certificates FAQs document

Recommended Resources

In addition to resources already recommended in the Teachers' Guides

  • John Lewis Retail Report 2015
  • Robert Preston Goes shopping (BBC) 2015
  • Mary Portas Secret Shopper (C4) 2015 and 2011
  • Mary Portas Queen of the High Street (C4)2013
  • Mary, Queen of shops BBC 2007-2010
  • Pound Shop Wars (BBC) 2015
  • Greggs: More than Meats the Pie(SKY) 2013-2015
  • Amazon's Retail Revolution (BBC) 2013

Status Regulated
Teaching from 2014
QAN 600/8330/X

Training Courses for Teachers

Our 2018 / 19 CPD programme is now live.

Book your place on one of our teacher training to learn more about the specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

Courses are available all over the UK as well as online.

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All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.