New Zealand Certificate in Retail
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is:
- to provide competent employees who are able to work in entry-level positions in the retail sector;
- to provide a credential for those individuals who are working in entry-level positions using retail and customer service skills, that will support their career opportunities across a range of organisations in the retail sector;
- to establish standards of professional practice for retail and customer service skills that can provide customers with confidence in the service they receive.
Key Information for Students
To gain entry to the New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 3) programme, applicants must be able to demonstrate adequate literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic and health and safety requirements of the programme/course on which they enrol. English language requirements for this programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Waiariki Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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