W106705 - Construction assistant

Construction assistant

Brilliant trade connections in Building and Construction, and excellent career opportunities at Bowens! This placement is in a trades supplies setting - many Bowens SWL students find that over time they are offered genuine career development through employment at Bowens, and also that they are linked up with tradespeople who are looking for an apprentice! This is a great opportunity for students to complete a Structured Workplace Learning placement in a large timber and hardware supplies store. This opportunity will suit students who are keen to expand their product knowledge and develop meaningful industry contacts, all while learning the many aspects of customer service in the retail and trade sectors. This employer is a highly regarded and widely recognised leader in the Building & Construction Industry as a major supplier of tools, equipment and materials.

Skills You Might Learn

Skills relating to stock replenishment, merchandising and customer service whilst gaining product knowledge.This placement may also assist students with obtaining the skills necessary for their VET certificate. Basic customer service skills, work safely in the industry, and working in a team.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will assist the staff as required, being given opportunities according to confidence and skill level. Depending on area of interest, the students may also experience working in the yard with timber and hardware in that area of the store. Students will also be involved in customer service, learning how to carry out stock and order filling, re-stocking, answering inquiries about products, pricing and contribution to safety processes.

Student Requirements

Punctuality is important. See Dress Requirements for further information.

Dress Requirements

Neat casual clothes, jeans are okay. Boots. High viz vests will be supplied by employer.

Special Transport Requirements

This location is best reached by bus or car.


  • 22216VIC - Certificate II in Building and Construction
  • 22216VIC - Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • SIR20212 - Certificate II in Retail Services
  • SIR30212 - Certificate III in Retail Operations
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W106705
Location: Rowville - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: To be negotiated with employer at interview.
Added By: Outer Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network


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