The QNUK Level 3 Award in Retail Loss Prevention (RQF) has been developed to provide learners working in a retail environment with the knowledge and understanding of how to identify and prevent loss from damage, administrative errors or criminal activities. This qualification will support a role in the workplace.
There are many causes for retail loss (shrinkage) which include internal and external theft, administrative error and even supplier fraud. This course explores all areas of retail loss prevention measures, including:
Understanding the meaning of Loss Prevention
Understanding common shoplifting tactics
Prevention measures and guidance
Looking at common types of employee (internal) theft
Consumer rights and legislation
This qualification will greatly benefit any organisation and its staff who are concerned about retail loss. It will also bolster other qualifications, for example our crime prevention courses.
COURSE AIM & LENGTH
This Retail Loss Prevention qualification is developed to prepare learners working in a retail environment with the knowledge and understanding of how to identify and prevent loss from damage, administrative errors or criminal activities.
Virtual Classroom – 2 Days followed by assignment based projects and guided support
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This qualification is aimed at retail staff, supervisors and managers who would like to enhance their skills and knowledge in terms of retail loss prevention.
QNUK Level 3 Award in Retail Loss Prevention (RQF)
Learners are assessed for this qualification through a learner workbook consisting of short answer questions.
This qualification is split into two units, with each unit having a number of associated learning outcomes.
UNIT 1: RECOGNISING THE TYPES, CAUSES AND REASONS BEHIND RETAIL SHRINKAGE
Understand the meaning of loss prevention
Know common methods used by shoplifters
Know how to provide guidance to prevent retail fraud
Know common types of employee theft
Understand consumer rights and legislation
UNIT 2: IMPLEMENTING CRIME PREVENTION METHODOLOGY IN A RETAIL ENVIRONMENT
Know how to apply loss prevention methodology to reduce shoplifting in a retail environment
Know how to apply loss prevention methodology to reduce fraud in a retail environment
Know how to detect and respond to signs of employee theft
Know how to prevent loss caused by damage or waste
Know how to recognise anomalous behaviours indicating possible criminal intent
Understand citizens power of arrest
Understand how to use preventative interventions as an alternative to arrest
Know how to make decisions in line with brand image protection
Understand the principles of record keeping required in effective loss prevention
COURSE ENROLMENT PLANS
A course designed to increase your knowledge in the subject through professional delivery and knowledgeable instructors.
If your organisation is interested in this course then please contact our office to discuss delivery options.
Very useful introductory course that gives you useful knowledge of the subject.
The learning platform works very well and staff at ASTA proved very useful in helping with any issues course related or more generally.
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