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Buying and Merchandising Assistant

Helping bring products to market for retailer buying or merchandising teams.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • customer services
  • understanding sector trends
  • resolving queries
  • product lifecycle
  • competitor and market analysis

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Innovate Awarding Limited
Retail Trust 01332 554200
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.