Level 3 Diploma in Fashion Retail

ABC Awards Code D2537-03
Ofqual Code 501/1540/6
Assessment Pass/Merit/Distinction
Total Qualification Time 790
Guided Learning 576
Fee £191.80

This qualification has been developed in association with the Fashion Retail Academy London to provide learners with transferable skills, engage them with current industry practice, and prepare them to progress onto further education/ training or employment on a management training programme within a fashion retail company. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • Effective team management, including what makes an effective team, leadership styles, and how leadership styles impact team management
  • External and internal influences on fashion retail outlets
  • How to plan / develop ranges and design visual merchandising displays

Optional units include: Developing Fashion Retail Brands, Promotional Activities in Fashion Retail, Styling Fashion Retail Customers, and more


Learners who complete this qualification can progress to ABC Level 4 Retail qualifications, employment in a management training programme within a Fashion Retail company, a new business start-up, or to other employment. Learners can also progress to a Retail Fashion Management Foundation Degree, Honours Degree, or associated HE programmes.

This qualification attracts UCAS points and may support learners in their application to higher education programmes.