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Posted 2021-07-09

About the role

Retail Traineeship: Industrial - Dubbo NSW

Skillset in conjunction with a family owned industrial supply company are seeking applicants for their new Retail Trainee. Our client specialises in industrial fasteners, equipment and more, whilst offering emergency call out services to all areas of industry including mining, power generation, agriculture and manufacturing.

The successful candidate will complete a Certificate III in Retail over a 2-year placement whilst receiving practical training from industry experts. This entry-level opportunity is suited to applicants who are highly-motivated, team players, enjoy hands on work and are eager to learn the ins and outs of retail operations.


  • Excellent career opportunity to join a well-known and prominent Central West organisation
  • A full time, 2-year placement that will provide formal on the job training
  • You will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Consultant who will support you throughout your Traineeship
  • At the successful completion of the role you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification


  • Learn the foundations and content to develop skills and knowledge used in retail operations
  • Assist in building and maintaining strong customer and client relationships by providing a high level of customer service and consultative selling
  • Gain a specialised industrial product knowledge
  • Prepare and send invoices
  • Assist in the general tidiness of store
  • Participate in regular stocktakes and inventory control
  • Picking, Packing, Shipping and Delivering orders as required
  • Adhere to Work Place Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Complete all related TAFE work and attend classes associated with the Traineeship 


  • Hold a current Manual Driver's Licence
  • Have a demonstrated ability to problem solve, have high attention to detail, are organised and have excellent communication skills
  • Are able to adapt to changes and work in a fast paced environment
  • Prior retail or work experience in a related field desired but not essential
  • Display a keen interest in retail and pursuing it as a career
  • Show commitment to the study component of the Traineeship


  • Our client offers a very supportive work environment with senior team members to mentor you throughout your Traineeship
  • Paid training and development


  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately
  • The first stage of assessment is an online entrance exam that will be emailed to you automatically when you apply. Individuals who do not complete the online entrance exam within the specified time frame will be unable to progress to the next stage. 
  • Only applications with a cover letter and up-to-date resume will be considered
  • Your cover letter must address the selection criteria and tell us why you are interested in the traineeship/apprenticeship. We would also love to hear about any experience or projects you have been involved in that are related to the trade.
  • Applicants must be able to attend interviews in Dubbo NSW
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate work rights in Australia
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted



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We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.