W121798 - Sales assistant

Sales assistant
Coles - Berwick

This placement is a great chance for students to learn about retail on a large scale in a leading supermarket. It particularly suits someone with an interest in liaising with customers and improving their communication skills and self-confidence. This employer offers a friendly and supportive workplace atmosphere.

Skills You Might Learn

Students have the opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on work placement. These may include valuable general employability skills such as: - Communication - Teamwork - Problem solving - Initiative and enterprise - Planning and organising - Self-management - Learning - Technology
Students may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their studies such as: - Hands-on practical experience - Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals - Working in real-life scenarios and environments - Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation and business - Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers/clients and suppliers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

This placement will offer students the chance to attain a broad range of retail skills. They will have hands-on practical experience, while working in a real-life scenario. Specific examples are working as part of a team, learning about placement and presentation of stock and learning how to assist customers to find items. You will be supervised by experienced and knowledgeable staff.

Student Requirements

Students are required to be on time to the work placement. No mobile phones are permitted whilst on the floor in-store. **Students undertaking SWL in this industry must be fully vaccinated, as per government requirements.

Dress Requirements

Student is required to wear black dress pants, a white shirt. Black cardigan/jumper and closed in black shoes

Special Transport Requirements

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


  • BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business
  • SIR20216 - Certificate II in Retail Services
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W121798
Location: Berwick - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Placement is available one day a week, to be negotiated with the employer
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network


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