If you want to get started in a retail career or you want a qualification to support your career progression, this is the course for you. You gain customer servicing and selling skills and knowledge to work in a range of organisations in the retail sector.
You'll learn product knowledge and merchandising skills relevant to the sector you are in, as well as gaining excellent communication and presentation skills.
You also learn about the Consumer Guarantees Act and other retail laws, health and safety, marketing and communicating with customers.
This course is offered through Skills Update Training Institute.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 500 106
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 3)
|Next intake||Jan 2019 View more details|
18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Retail assistant roles in a wide variety of retail workplaces
Topics you'll cover
- Retail in New Zealand
- Retail and Service Skills
- Product Knowledge for the Retail Sector
- Retail Merchandising
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students|
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
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Course Entry Information
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
For courses at levels 1-3, domestic and international students will be required to:
Complete a diagnostic assessment either prior to or in the first 2 weeks of their study to ensure students can meet adequate literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic, health and safety requirements of their programme and to enable appropriate support to be provided.
Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Whakatāne||Whakatāne Campus||Monday, 28 January 2019|
|Taupō||Taupō Campus||Monday, 1 April 2019|
- 18 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available