W112027 - Sales assistant

Sales assistant
Bunnings - Pakenham

Engaging with the community this employer actively contributes to causes and organisations that benefit the community, including supporting local secondary schools and students! They provide the skills and experience necessary to work in a leading retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products. You will have an opportunity to learn the many aspects of customer service in the building & construction and the retail industry. You will be supervised by experienced staff who have a passion for training and will be given the opportunity to work across a number of different departments dependent on your studies and interests.

Skills You Might Learn

Skills relating to stock replenishment, merchandising and customer service whilst gaining product knowledge. Your host aims to assist students with obtaining the skills necessary for their VET certificate should they be in the position to. Basic customer service skills, work safely in the industry and working as part of a team are all important skills to learn.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Assisting staff as required, providing customer service, stocking shelves, cleaning across a number of trades. Depending on your area of study and interest you will learn customer service and a variety of skills in a number of areas which may include: Building & construction, cabinetry, plumbing, electrical, painting and decorating, landscaping, horticulture, shop fitting, retail and administration (pricing). The area/s can be negotiated with the supervisor.

Student Requirements

Must have a genuine interest in working as part of a team that upholds principles of integrity, respect, teamwork, achievement and innovation. Punctuality and commitment are essential and for those who show genuine interest there are opportunities for employment. Team work is the heart and soul of this business.

Dress Requirements

Smart casual dress. Closed toe shoes (Safety boots may be required)
Bunnings uniform is provided for the length of the placement.

Special Transport Requirements

Students must provide own transport to and from the office site. Public transport is available.


  • SIR20212 - Certificate II in Retail Services
  • SIR30212 - Certificate III in Retail Operations
  • VIC22216 - Certificate II in Building and Construction
Positions: 6 Positions
ID Number: W112027
Location: Pakenham - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Term 4 and 2018 positions availalbe. Either block or one day a week to be negotiated with the employer Students must be committed to working full workdays.
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network


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