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Assistant Buyer and Assistant Merchandiser 



13-16 months 
Retail apprentices in a Supermarket


Role Profile 

The Assistant Buyer and Assistant Merchandiser qualification is a great way to learn and implement new skills, knowledge and behaviours within an Assistant Buyer/Buyer or Assistant Merchandiser/Merchandiser role. This apprenticeship is suitable for Assistant Buyers or Assistant Merchandisers who trade Food, Fashion or General Merchandise, including through stores, exclusively online and those who operate through a variety of channels. 
What you will learn: 
Customer and competitor analysis 
Overall product portfolio and brand image 
Current and future buying and loyalty behaviours 
Key factors that influence UK and global markets 
Supplier management 
Trading models 
And much more... 

End-point assessment – What is this? 

Once an apprentice has completed their apprenticeship, they will be ‘signed off’ by their employer/ provider as ready for end-point assessment of their knowledge and practical capabilities. The assessment will be graded and must show the apprentice is fully competent and productive in the occupation. 
End Point Assessment consists of: 
Work based project with presentation and Q&A 
Professional discussion 

Typical job roles 

Assistant Buyer 
Assistant Merchandiser 
This apprenticeship is suitable for those working in sectors including Fashion, Food and General Merchandise. 
We also offer a Level 4 qualification for more junior Buying and Merchandising Assistants. 

Next Steps 

For more information on Apprenticeships or to apply for an apprenticeship, please contact the Business Development Team on; 
01329 825805 
Westfield House 
PO16 0DH 
01329 825805 
For Learners / Apprentices - info@fareport.co.uk 
Opening hours 
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm 


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