Institute of Business Management and Commerce

Award in Retail

BC1-04-18

Course details

This course is intended for learners who would like to become familiar with the local retailing sector, in particular small retail shops. Learners who apply for this course need to be genuinely interested and willing to work in a post related to the retail sector. Learners will become familiar with the basic business concepts, including the principles of stock management. They will also be made aware of different types of customers and situations that people who work in a retail environment would typically face. To achieve this, learners will be exposed to the importance of, and the skills required for good communication, as well as teamwork.

Dan il-kors huwa maħsub għall-istudenti li jixtiequ jsiru familjari mas-setturi lokali ta’ bejgħ għall-konsumatur, b’mod partikolari ħwienet żgħar. L-istudenti li japplikaw għal dan il-kors jeħtieġ li jkollhom interess ġenwin u li jkunu lesti li jaħdmu f’post relatat mas-settur tal-bejgħ għall-konsumatur. L-istudenti jsiru familjari mal-kunċetti bażiċi tan-negozju, inklużi l-prinċipji tal-immaniġġjar tal-istokk. Huma jsiru konxji wkoll dwar it-tipi differenti ta’ konsumaturi u sitwazzjonijiet li normalment jiffaċċjaw il-persuni li jaħdmu f’ambjent ta’ bejgħ għall-konsumatur. Għal dan il-għan, l-istudenti jsiru konxji mill-importanza ta’ komunikazzjoni tajba u l-ħiliet meħtieġa biex din isseħħ, kif ukoll għall-importanza ta’ ħidma f’tim.

Level 1

1 year full-time

Finished Compulsory Education, documented by the SSC&P (Secondary School Certificate and Profile)

Applicants are required to:
o Present a recent psychological report (issued no more than 3 years before date of application) and school reports including most recent Individual Education Plan (IEP)
o Adapt to both class-based and community-based learning (to be ascertained through a 3-day workshop at MCAST, attendance for which is compulsory)
o Commitment to prospective employment
o Sit for an Interview – as may be applicable


Career opportunities

Shop Assistants, Assistants to the Store Keepers and Back Office Assistants