RETAILERS ASSOCIATION’S SKILL COUNCIL

The Indian retail industry has emerged as one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries due to the entry of several new players. It accounts for a large percentage of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and a large per cent of the employment.The Indian retail market has been ranked the second most attractive emerging market for investment after Vietnam. India is the world’s fifth-largest global destination in the retail space. Organized/Modern retailing refers to trading activities undertaken by licensed retailers and includes formats such as hypermarkets and supermarkets, and retail chains.


With a vision to develop over 10 million industry competent workforce by 2022 through establishment of National Occupational Standards, Training and Certification. RASCI established under Section 25 of the Companies Act funded by Government of India along with Equity participation from Retailer’s Association of India. RASCI is a collaborative and comprehensive source of retail expertise and independent advice for industry, training organizations, educational institutions, certifying bodies, employees, students or jobseekers about skills development in the retail industry.

Courses We Offer

Certification for Trainee Associate

    Individuals in this position interact with customers to understand customer needs and service them by effecting sales of relevant products. Individuals in this position display merchandise and interact with customers to understand their needs to service them with sales of relevant product offerings whilst working cordially within the team and retail organisation. The individual needs to be physically fit to withstand working in a retail environment whilst being customer responsive. They would need good interpersonal and listening skills.

Certification for Distributor Salesman

    Individuals in this position interact with trade / retailers to understand their needs and service them by effecting sales of relevant products. Individuals in this position visits retail /wholesale outlets as per daily route plan & makes sales call using relevant selling aids like handhelds to increase productivity and achieve sales targets, demonstrate commanding knowledge of the trade being serviced by him and the existing competitors . Identify new outlets to increase sales of the products and provide service facilitating resolution of trade problems related to products and company being represented by the salesman. He/She creates demand at point of sale by creating visibility for products putting Point of sales material and merchandising elements like counter top/shelves or racks depending on the category of product he/ she sells. Hence he/She needs to influence & own the execution standards of availability and in store visibility.

Certification for Store Ops Assistant

    Individuals in this position service internal and external customers in a retail environment with respect to product receiving, movement, storage and delivery. Individuals in this position receive, move, store and deliver products whilst working cordially within the team and retail organisation

Cashier

    Individuals in this position service and process all payments made in for sales done within the retail environment whilst working cordially within the team and retail organisation. Need to be fast, accurate, dedicated & honest as they handle cash.

Sales Associate

    Individuals in this position interact with customers by giving specialized service and product demonstrations to maximise business in a retail environment whilst striving for continuous improvements in levels of services rendered.

Departmental Manager

    Individuals in this position should be able to build / manage a store operations team and also possess a good understanding of customer segments and their product and brand preferences, competition and sales techniques and incentives that effect incremental customer purchases. They are responsible for achieving business goals for the business unit through planning, organizing, controlling and reporting store performance.

 
Eligibility Duration Training Period Certification Partner Placement Link
8th Std 200 (hrs min.) 30 (days min) RASCI visit placement

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