The Fashion Retail Academy

The Fashion Retail Academy
Tel: 020 7307 2345

Your career in fashion retail starts here

With University places increasingly hard to come by and tuition fees set to rise by 2012, more students wanting to further their education are set the difficult task of finding alternative routes to career entry and success.

The Fashion Retail Academy offers the perfect solution - it is where your career gets off to a flying start. Not only will you enjoy an inspirational atmosphere where interactive learning is encouraged using the very latest facilities, we'll also make sure that you have the chance to meet the people who matter in the industry so you can see just how relevant your studies are to the real world of high street fashion. It's a great opportunity to gain the skills and experience needed to make you 'job ready' for an exciting career in the sector.

The FRA was the first National Skills Academy to be opened in the UK in September 2006 (funded by a public-private partnership) to educate and train people for the modern workplace. Many FRA students have now benefitted from this exciting new venture and successfully developed the skills required for today's fashion retail industry.

Fashion Retail Academy mission statement

"To inspire and prepare learners for a working life in the fashion retail industry"


For job seekers

With many of the UK's top retailers as clients, we are in the best position to help you in your retail career. We find out when vacancies arise sooner than anyone else, and we invest a great deal of time in meeting all candidates face-to-face to ensure we understand exactly what they are looking for.

job seekers

For recruiters

Using the largest retail candidate database in the UK, RHR can provide you with superior candidates to fulfil any retail recruitment needs. We can cater for any recruitment campaign, whether large or small and across all areas from Retail Operations through to Wholesale Technical & Design.