W124133 - Sales assistant

Sales assistant
Dress Hire Au

Are you interested in applying Fashion and Beauty experience with your VET studies? Then look no further. Dress Hire AU has over 5,000 designer dresses and accessories with a chic Hair and Make-Up salon on site. This employer is looking for SWL students who are studying any of the following certificates in VET: Cert II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Cert II in Salon Assistant, Cert III in Beauty Services, Cert II in Retail Cosmetic or Cert III in Make-Up. As the winner of the Nillumbik’s 2019 Young Business Achiever (aged 25 or under), Ellie is confident about supporting young people to develop their industry knowledge and understands how the SWL program can make a placement experience with them, a success story for you.

Skills You Might Learn

Teamwork, communication, time management, customer service, using technology, problem solving.
Cert II - Increased industry knowledge, salon safety processes, maintaining and organising tools, equipment and work areas, retail and merchandising, basin services, drying, etc.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Placement students may have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities including; - Customer service 'See, smile and say hello' -Stock control and maintenance -Merchandising - Learning merchandising standards, de-boxing, visual merchandising and displays House-keeping - General upkeep of the store and laundry.
Beauty/ Hair- Students will start with basic tasks including sweeping, tidying reception area, folding towels, maintaining work spaces (including various equipment), preparing foil sheets, etc. Reception tasks may include greeting clients, preparing beverages, answering phones and assisting with appointment records. Students may have the opportunity to assist with basic sink services. More complex tasks will be included as the student's skill level and confidence increases

Student Requirements

This store is looking for a friendly and outgoing student, with a passion for the industry. The right candidate will be loyal and dedicated to providing excellent customer service. Your ability to communicate well and engage with both staff and clients will be a fantastic start.

Dress Requirements

To be discussed directly with employer at interview. Suited to retail, personal services environment (neat, clean, etc.)

Special Transport Requirements

Venue is close to bus access, with links to trains on the Hurstbridge line. Travel Form will not be required as all placement hours will be completed onsite or within short walking distance.


  • SHB20116 - Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
  • SHB20216 - Certificate II in Salon Assistant
  • SHB30115 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SHB30215 - Certificate III in Make-Up
  • SIR20216 - Certificate II in Retail Services
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W124133
Location: Eltham - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: This employer is offering placements throughout the year, exact dates to be negotiated with employer. Days available are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday and hours are 9am to 4pm (with half hour break).
Added By: Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network


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