SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail
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The SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail entry-level qualification is designed to give you the core foundation skills and practical knowledge you need to succeed in the retail industry. The qualification will allow an individual to supervise other team members and monitor day-to-day workplace operations.
Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 Weeks
Study Mode and Assessment Methods
Work Based: Salford college will deliver training and assessment using facilities at a student’s workplace, in a classroom environment face to face or virtually using Microsoft Teams Environment.
During this course, you will undertake a wide range of assessment activities including:
- Project /Assignment
- Verbal / written assessment tasks
- Scenarios/Case studies
- Workplace case studies
- Roleplay and observations
The industry recognises this course as providing skills and knowledge to perform various retail operations tasks, such as cash handling, sales and service, merchandising, stock control and workplace safety duties and delivering on organisational expectations.
The qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of retail settings, including specialty retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick-service restaurants.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
To be eligible to participate, the requirements are :
- Student must be 16 years or above and not enrolled at school
- Aged 16 years or over, enrolled in school and undertaking training through training guarantee for SACE Students
- Students must reside in South Australia.
- Students must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a Humanitarian Visa
- Students should meet the minimum LLN requirements of the course
- Students are employed in the industry and the Employer is eligible for the program
- Visit www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria or click here.
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- A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Salford College can support each student throughout the program.
After achieving SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail, individuals could progress to SIR40316 Certificate IV in Retail Management, or to Certificate IV qualifications in other service industry fields.
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Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?
Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees
To achieve the qualification a total of thirteen (13) units of competency must be completed, including eight (8) core units and five (5) elective units.
Elective units are decided upon consultation with the Employer.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Hours||Core/Elective|
|SIRXCEG001||Engage the customer||30||CORE|
|SIRXCEG002||Assist with customer difficulties||40||CORE|
|SIRXCEG003||Build customer relationships and loyalty||40||CORE|
|SIRXCOM002||Work effectively in a team||30||CORE|
|SIRXIND001||Work effectively in a service environment||45||CORE|
|SIRXRSK001||Identify and respond to security risks||30||CORE|
|SIRXSLS001||Sell to the retail customer||20||CORE|
|SIRXWHS002||Contribute to workplace health and safety||20||CORE|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock||35||ELECTIVE|
|SIRXIND003||Organise personal work requirements||20||ELECTIVE|
|SIRRFSA001||Handle Food safety in a retail environment||40||ELECTIVE|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygieni practices for food safety||15||ELECTIVE|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee||30||ELECTIVE|