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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Retail Management

  • National Course Code: SIR40316
  • TAFE NSW code: SIR40316-01V01-20LHG-120

Location – Lithgow

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

6.9

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

Climb to the top of the ladder in your retail career. Build on your existing retail training or customer service experience with this nationally recognised Certificate IV in Retail Management, providing you with the skills and experience youll need to operate at management level.

Taught by professionals with up-to-date industry knowledge, you will learn:

  • How to manage a small shop or a section or department of a larger retail operation
  • Skills to manage technical financial duties
  • Staff management and hiring
  • Training and supervision
  • How to manage inventory
  • How to position a business to operate at a profit
  • E-commerce skills
  • How to manage a retail operation during downtime periods

Both business-to-client and business-to-business retail management skills will be taught.

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Retail Management can lead to management roles in a wide range of retail businesses.

This retail training course is usually studied on-campus and full-time but there may be flexible options available. It may be suitable to study as part of a Traineeship.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who: - have achieved a Certificate III in Retail
or - have relevant industry employment experience in a job role that has involved the application of skills and knowledge described in core units of competency from the SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have a certificate III in Retail or have relevant industry employment experience in a hob role that involved the application of skills and knowledge of the core units in SIR30216.

To successfully complete this course, you will required to demonstrate practical components of the course either in a retail work environment or in a simulated retail environment. Learners will need a USB and a recording device (mobile phone). Supported Adobe Connect session 5:00pm-7:00pm Monday.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day blended course. You will need to attend approximately 6.9 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 1 year.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.

This course is offered by Connected Classroom. This is just like a regular classroom, but teachers and students use the latest video conferencing technologies.

Your teacher can be in one TAFE location, and you can join the class from another TAFE location using video conferencing equipment or a mobile device. You can also join in from a venue in a participating regional community. You will be able to see and talk to your teacher and other students as though they were in the room with you. You will also have access to support to meet your learning needs.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for learners who are employed in the retail environment or have previous retail experience having completed a Certificate III in Retail and /or have relevant retail experience in a retail environment at supervisory level. Participants may be mature aged re -entering the retail workplace, already working in the retail industry, seeking a promotion or management positions. Learners may be building on their existing skills and knowledge to operate or start their own business or franchise. Learners will be aspiring to work in a variety of retail industry areas, which may include; quick service food restaurants, speciality or general retailers, supermarkets, department stores or franchises.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • A free tutorial support service to all TAFE NSW learners and further support services include:
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Library resources

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled at TAFE NSW Lithgow Campus on Monday from 9:00am till 1.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
SIRXSLS003 Achieve sales results
SIRXCEG004 Create a customer-centric culture
SIRXMGT002 Lead a frontline team
SIRXHRM002 Maintain employee relations
SIRXRSK002 Maintain store security
SIRXWHS003 Maintain workplace safety
SIRRRTF002 Monitor retail store financials
Elective Units
Number Title
SIRXWHS002 Contribute to workplace health and safety
SIRRINV002 Control stock
SIRRMER003 Coordinate visual merchandising activities
SIRXIND005 Develop personal productivity
SIRRFSA001 Handle food safely in a retail environment
SIRXHRM001 Recruit, select and induct team members
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Lithgow
Hill Street, Lithgow
Phone 131 601

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