The GRETB Training Centre has announced another free full-time day training course in Mervue. The retail pharmacy skills programme will commence on March 14. The programme is open to all unemployed adults and preference given to those in receipt of social protection payments.
Successful trainees will avail of a recognised QQI qualification, and the programme includes 10 weeks’ work experience.
This is a great programme, offering both upskilling and potential employment opportunities for trainees. During this course trainees will learn everything they need to know to work in the area of retail pharmacy including product knowledge, sales techniques, stock control, payment procedures, and IT skills. In addition, they will receive training in team working, customer service, grooming, and skincare, and will also be trained by a pharmacist to sell over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. Trainees will spend a period of time in work placement as part of the course and receive expert support in career planning and jobseeking skills.
The GRETB will host a free information session on Friday March 4 at the GRETB Training Centre in Mervue. Everyone is welcome to attend.
All persons interested in this programme are requested to contact the GRETB Training Centre on 091 706200 or email [email protected].