Midas Group

FETAC Major Certificate in Retail Practice (FETAC Level 5 – 5M2015)


The overall aim of the programme is to assist the learner to attain the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a business context or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

There are 8 modules in this programme. Each module carries 15 credits. Learners require 120 credits, i.e. 8 modules, to achieve the Level 5 FETAC major award

Course Objectives
  • To enable the learner to become familiar with the core subject areas, theoretical and practical, within the Retail Practice Programme.
  • To provide the learner with a broad range of theoretical knowledge and practical skills that may be used within an office and administration setting.
  • To enable the learner to strengthen  their confidence, to further develop their interpersonal communication skills with both groups and individuals, to work effectively in teams and to develop time management and problem solving skills so that they may work efficiently in their chosen vocational area.
  • To facilitate the learner to take responsibility for their own learning in a constructive setting.
  • To assist the learner to overcome wide-ranging problems relating to Retail Practice in a variety of contexts.
  • To provide a programme of learning that is vocational in nature and flexible in structure so that the learner has the maximum opportunity to improve his/her academic and vocational literacy and numeracy.
  • To enable the learner to understand developments in information technology both within society and the workplace.
  • To enable the learner to evaluate and use information to plan, develop and determine solutions  in different situations
  • To provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relating to Retail Practice at this level, so that the learner may advance to further or higher levels of education if they so require.
  • To facilitate the learner to reflect on and evaluate his/her performance while participating in the programme.
Course Content
Module Code Module Name Level Credits
5N1619 Retail Selling 5 15
5N0972 Customer Service 5 15
5N0690 Communications 5 15
5N1367 Teamworking 5 15
5N1356 WorkExperience 5 15
5N1364 Digital Marketing 5 15
5N1400 Marketing Practice 5 15
5N1794 Safety and Health at Work 5 15
  • Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Fetac Level 5 Major Certificate in Retail Practice (5M2015)
Further Information/Booking

For further information, fill in a course enquiry form, call us on +353 (046) 9249618 or e-mail info@midasgroup.ie – To register for this course, download the attached Booking Form and post / fax or book online by choosing Book Online option below.

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