Bespoke Retail Course - Shaws

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Westmeath Community Development

in conjunction with Department of Social Protection & SHAWS Department Stores


Bespoke Retail Course

Are you interested in training and pursuing a career with one of Irelands most respected and successful retail department store groups?

wcdlIf you are considering applying for a job with Shaws, soon to open its latest department store in Mullingar, then this course is for you.

Participation on the course will significantly improve your job application and preparation process, you will improve your interview skills, gain first-hand an in-depth understanding of the stores different departments, product range, brands, concession partners, company values,  and may help you secure a winning interview.

There are 8 units of study:

Unit 1: Shaws background: company history, company vision, standards & values, range of departments, concession partners, branded products and customer service
Unit 2: Health and Safety including Security Awareness & Store Security Procedures
Unit 3: Manual Handling              
Unit 4: Customer Service  
Unit 5:    Fashion Retail Styling    
Unit 6: Visual merchandising & window dressing
Unit 7:     EPOS                                   
Unit 8: Employability Skills  

Location:                    Mullingar Westmeath Community Development

                                    Training Dept  

Duration& Time:       6 weeks full time Mon to Fri from 10 to 4 pm

Start date:               Monday 23rd May 2016

Number of places:     18 places on course

Eligibility criteria:      Job seekers 18 years +

Application & selection process includes the following two stages:

  1. Application form – registration by email only

Closing date for applications Wednesday 18th May

  1. Attend for course interview – Interviews will be held on 19th May in Mullingar

Successful applicants will commence training on Monday 23rd May


To apply for a place on this course email for an application form, please note limited places available so don’t hesitate.

Please Note: Participation on the course will not entitle you to a job with Shaws, it will however significantly prepare you for and enhance your chances of securing an interview.

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