Got Your Back Sista – Workshop 3

Participants will learn how to manage workplace health and safety, security risks and strategies to respond to work place problems. There will also be a focus on how to create visual merchandise displays and how to organise and maintain a retail store environment.

Start your journey with Central Coast Community College and launch your retail career today!

This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the ACE funding program.


Got Your Back Sista Offices –  15 Elizabeth Street, Tighes Hill NSW  2297

Course Dates

Start date: 13th of October 2020

End date: 24th of November 2020

Class runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 9:30am – 2:30pm

Who Is This Course For

Students who are looking to start a career in retail.

Learning Outcomes

  • Workplace health and safety
  • Manage security risks and
  • Strategies to respond to work place problems.

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course can continue their studies by enrolling into SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Retail worker

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (ACE) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the ACE Program Click here

A disadvantaged student who is one of the following:

  • An aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; or
    Disabled or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is disabled; or
  • A Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is a Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient; or
  • Experiencing significant hardship as verified by a government agency, medical professional or support agency

Experiencing one of the following barriers to participation in training:

  • Very low literacy, language and/or numeracy skills
  • Limited employability skills
  • Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on their education
  • Significant educational disadvantage, which impacts their ability to succeed in training

At the time of enrolment you will be asked to provide ID, Medicare number, USI, proof of Benefit and CRN (where applicable). Please note that you can be asked to provide evidence to support your eligibility at any time.


If you’re NOT a Disadvantaged Student, you may be able to meet the eligibility if you’re living in a regional and remote area:

A Regional or Remote Student is a student who:

  • is not a Disadvantaged Student; AND
  • lives or works in a Regional or Remote Location; AND
  • cannot effectively access training under a Smart and Skilled Entitlement Program or other Smart and Skilled

A Regional or Remote Location is any location that is not classified as “Major Cities (RA1)” on the following website: or as otherwise advised by the Department.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

  • Please note that students who ARE currently enrolled in High School are NOT permitted to enrol into this program under any circumstances.

Students who ARE currently undertaking higher education including: Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelors Degree or higher are NOT permitted to enrol in into this program also.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you on the day.

Units of Competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.

FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SIRXIND002 Organise and maintain the store environment
SIRXWHS002 Contribute to workplace health and safety
SIRXRSK001 Identify and respond to security risks


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