Join a growing industry

Learn all the skills you’ll need for a career in retail!

The retail industry is the country’s largest private employer. There are nearly three million retail employees in the UK, and over 19,000 in Dorset alone! Jobs are expected to continue to grow over the next five years, offering opportunities for you to make your own mark on the industry and even progress into management positions.

Our Retail and Sales courses are designed to give you all the skills necessary to succeed in this sector. You will be taught all about the fundamentals of customer relationship management, from consumer rights to customer interaction and the sales environment. You will also learn the key skills for retail management positions, such as designing and implementing store and display layouts, as well as sourcing, purchasing and maintaining stock control.

Our Warehousing and Storage courses are developed in collaboration with the Sector Skills Body, in response to emerging industry trends and the skills and knowledge requirements of employers. By achieving our nationally recognised qualifications, you will gain a valuable understanding of warehousing and logistics.

We work with many leading companies based in the region to ensure that we provide you with the specialist skills and techniques to be successful in your chosen career including Beales, Primark, Marks and Spencer’s and many more.