Retail Services – Certificate II
The retail industry can provide students with a career path that can lead to higher supervisory and management levels in the industry. This traineeship aims to provides trainees with the skills, knowledge and work-related attitudes required to perform the role of an entry level employee in retail.
As a Trainee you need to become competent in a range of activities and functions requiring basic retail operational knowledge and limited practical skills in a defined context. You will undertake work in various retail store settings, such as specialty stores, supermarkets, department stores and retail outlets with some autonomy or in a team but usually under close supervision. You will perform roles, such as provide product and service advice in a retail store, sell products and services in a variety of retail settings, work as a checkout operator, check stock and replenish shelves and organise and maintain work areas and displays.
Outcome on completion of your HSC
Certificate II in Retail Services SIR20216 in SIR Retail Services Training Package.
Pathway towards a Certificate III in Retail SIR30216.
Both on the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.
The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.
Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
Undertake Certificate II in Retail Services as part of your HSC.
The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.
How will you be assessed?
Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.
|HSC unit credit
Maximum of 3 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).
Industry-based Learning course
This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.
The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.
This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.