Retail Skills

This course offers certification at QQI Level 4 Major Award in Retail Skills.
This course is part of a Progression Route for WYTEC learners. The focus is on progression to Further Education (internally/externally) or employment.

Progression routes include possible employment in the retail or service sectors and further training at post leaving certificate level

Course Description
In retail Skills Learners prepare for working in shops, customer service and sales environments.
Activities will include:
• Practice using a till with debit/credit card machine
• Use of computers
• Customer service
• Workplace Safety
• Discussions and Debates
• Learning about consumer rights and responsibilities
• Work experience placement
• Promotion of self care and well- being
Certification leading to a Major QQI Award Retail Skills Level 4

Are you eligible for an ETB (Education Training Board) Training Allowance?

I am Under 18

Yes – you are entitled to an ETB Training Allowance

I am Over 18

To qualify for a Training Allowance you must be in receipt of any of the following payments:

  • Jobseekers Benefit/Allowance
  • One Parent Family Allowance
  • Disability Benefit

Applicants must be between the ages of 16 – 21 years.

Qualification Eligibility
No Qualifications Yes – you are eligible
Junior Certificate Yes – you are eligible
Leaving Certificate Applied An application on your behalf will be made to WWETB (Waterford Wexford Education Training Board)No Guarantee of Acceptance
Leaving Certificate No – not Eligible

The course is run on a full-time basis from Monday – Friday

Applied Employment Skills
WYTEC is co-funded by the Irish Government, the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020