Introduction to Working in a Supermarket

INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN A SUPERMARKET

Many supermarkets and local shops provide opportunities for people with learning disabilities. This unit will prepare students for working in a retail environment providing them with essential knowledge, skills and abilities that will give them the edge when applying for such work. The student is introduced to vocabulary relating to this environment, learns about important health and safety guidelines, and finds out about the jobs that they might do.


Newhop Skills for Work: Introduction to Working in a Supermarket CD-ROM


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction to working in a supermarket

What is a supermarket?
The main supermarkets in Ireland & the UK

Things you see in a supermarket

What's it like to work in a supermarket?


Uniform

Know your way around where you work


Shopping

Safety
Manual handling
How to lift a load correctly
How to move trolleys correctly
Wear the correct clothes
Other health and safety guidelines
Signs and symbols
Fire safety
Use equipment safely
Tidy up


Tasks
Greet a customer, respond to a customer's request, say goodbye
Pack a customer's bag
Clean up a spillage
Keep till, counter area stocked/tidy
Get stock from a storeroom and pack a shelf
Face off, tidy shelves
Keep baskets and trolleys tidy/stocked