Warehouse Stationery Blue Shirts in Schools
Customer Service Award OPEN THE DOOR TO A CAREER IN RETAIL! Retail is an exciting career choice with loads of possibilities – from helping customers, product displays, marketing, running a store, to management at head office. Warehouse Stationery Blue Shirts in Schools is a Gateway programme that gives students a chance to get valuable work experience in retail and help make the move from school into a career. Students will gain a ServiceIQ Customer Service Award as well as credits that can be used towards the nationally recognized qualification New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 2).
They’ll be supported along the way and learn important skills in line with industry standards including:
How it works!
Students, who meet the selection criteria, receive a work placement with Warehouse Stationery. They will be supported by a dedicated coordinator/assessor who works with store management to make sure they get an all-round understanding of the world of retail. Students will also receive
Students need to be:
Benefits for students
The programme involves 10 days’ work experience over 10 weeks and is available through participating retailers. It costs $455 + GST per student and results in a Customer Service Award certificate. (However free to Gateway students). The certificate is made up of a set menu of credits (see below) which may be used towards NCEA (Level 2). As part of The Warehouse Blue Shirts in Schools package each student will receive:
Unit Standards gained:
Total Credits 27
How to get in the door
To get you started on this exciting programme, please contact Ms Allen or Ms Caseley in Careers who will walk you through the process.