Retail Practice

Course Description

This full time PLC (Post Leaving Certificate) will provide students with the knowledge and skills to work in the retail sector. This course in Retail Practice gives learners a solid foundation in the academic and practical skills required for a career in all areas of retail. Work experience is an integral part of this course. Learners must complete one day per week work placement and a 2 week block placement also in a relevant retail environment.

Further Details

Qualification: QQI Level 5 Major Award (120 credits)
QQI Course Code: 5M2105
Day(s): Monday – Friday
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2018

Course Content:

  • Retail Selling
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Retail Administration
  • Retail Display
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Word Processing
  • Desktop Publishing

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful performance at interview
  • Leaving Cert (traditional or applied)
  • Other qualification at NFQ Level 4 (e.g. QQI Level 4 Award)
  • Mature students with appropriate vocational experiences

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2018. Click on the link below to apply: Apply Here


This award facilitates entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level institutions nationwide leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications. Career prospects include: retail advisor, retail assistant.


Open for Applications

Contact Details

Name: The Course Coordinator
Tel: (052) 612 6269