Course Structure and Potential Career Outcomes
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have the primary responsibility of engaging the customer, maintaining daily store operations and delivering on organisational expectations. They have sound knowledge of product and service offerings. These individuals possess a range of well-developed skills where discretion and judgement is required. They work with some independence under limited supervision. Some individuals working at this level are responsible for supervising other team members and monitoring day-to-day workplace operations.
The qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of retail settings including specialty retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants.
Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as frontline sales assistant, customer service representative, shop assistant, retail supervisor, team leader and senior sales assistant.
To be awarded a Certificate III in Retail qualification, competency must be achieved in 13 units made up of 8 core units and 5 elective units
SIRXCEG001 Engage the customer
SIRXCEG002 Assist with customer difficulties
SIRXCEG003 Build customer relationships and loyalty
SIRXCOM002 Work effectively in a team
SIRXIND001 Work effectively in a service environment
SIRXRSK001 Identify and respond to security risks
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SIRXWHS002 Contribute to workplace health and safety
Elective unit selection will be completed through consultation with your course advisor and must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintaining the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome
The are no pre-requisites for entry into this course however, candidates are required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at application for admission which is used to determine the level of support (if any) that may be required, or adjustment needed to the training plan on enrolment.