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Skills Shop

Our Business Training team at the Skills Shop (powered by Trafford College) offer bespoke training services for employers within the Retail sector. Our specialist team can support the development of your staff with retail training packages designed to suit you.

Skills Shop Academy & Training

Considering a career in retail? We provide training and support into employment at the Intu Trafford Centre

Skills Shop Training Academy

As well as advertising current vacancies at the intu Trafford Centre we also offer flexible training packages at our retail training facility, based at Trafford Centre, ranging from customer service skills, to visual merchandising, selling techniques and more. Designed with you in mind, our training packages are developed to boost the skills of your business. 

Retail Academy Course

Our Retail Academy course is perfect for adult learners who wish to develop their skills for a career in retail. Based at the renowned intu Trafford Centre, the Skills Shop offers a unique two-week retail training programme designed to boost your employability and customer service skills, whilst preparing you with the qualifications necessary for a glamorous career in retail.

Areas covered

  • Selling Techniques 
  • Stock Control 
  • Handling Guides (including Health & Safety, and Risk Assessments) 
  • Retail Law & Legislation
  • Employability Skills 
  • Customer Service

As part of the programme our tutors will support the development of your CV and cover letter and encourage job applications to retail outlets within intu Trafford Centre.

It doesn’t end there! You will also have the opportunity to participate in a one day work experience opportunity within a store at the centre to provide you with valuable work experience that employers look for.

Interested? Then let us know by submitting the information below.