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Skills for Retail

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  • Course Category:

    Work Skills

  • Program Type:

    Training For The Workplace

This course will provide you with the basic skills for work in the retail sector. It combines classroom learning activities with two weeks of  practical work experience in a workplace such as a shop or supermarket.

What will I learn?

  • English for working in a shop or supermarket 
  • Australian workplace communication
  • Australian work culture and practices 
  • Practical work skills for jobs in the retail sector 
  • Occupational Health & Safety 
  • Work experience in a variety of retail settings

Job seeking support

  • Language skills for job seeking
  • Learn how to write cover letters
  • Update your resume
  • Practice job interview skills

Our clients have a high success rate in finding work.


  • An ISLPR 1+ across all bands is required
  • Currently in a CSWE III class
  • You are a permanent resident OR
  • A Jobactive or Settlement client

Course duration

10 weeks

Course dates

Mon 24th July –  Thu 28th September 2017 


Download the Fee Schedule or contact AMES to check your eligibility for a concession fee.

There may be extra charges for learning materials, first aid certificate, police check etc.

How to Enrol

Contact the best AMES location for you and find out: 

  • course dates
  • your eligibility
  • cost
  • arrange a time to have your English level assessed

This course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.


AMES Australia Dandenong