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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Retail Management

  • National Course Code: SIR40316
  • TAFE NSW code: SIR40316-01V01-20TAR-003

Location – Taree

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

24.2 Hours per week

Duration

1 Semester

  • 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.

To be selected for this course, you will need to demonstrate that you have:

  • Achieved a Certificate III in Retail and can provide your transcript as evidence, or
  • Relevant industry employment experience and can provide your resume as evidence

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Retail Management as a traineeship. To be eligible for this course as a trainee, you must:

  • Meet the above entry requirements
  • Be employed in the retail industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

COURSE SUCCESS REQUIREMENTS

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful.

You will need to meet the following success requirements to be able to undertake work placement within industry. Your teacher will let you know when you need to provide evidence of:

  • Criminal History Check

WORK PLACEMENT

Work placement provides you with opportunities to practise responding to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

There is no work placement requirement for trainees taking this qualification, as you will gain your experience on-the-job with your employer.

Non-trainees will need to be in either relevant employment or will be provided access to simulated workplace environments to complete the learning and assessment requirements.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:

  • Are comfortable with fast-paced shift work
  • Have a friendly personality
  • Are a great communicator
  • Have a curious spirit and are a good problem solver.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 14.6 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9.4 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Revision and study

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. 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?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

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

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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
SIRRMER003 Coordinate visual merchandising activities
SIRXMKT003 Manage promotional activities
SIRXHRM001 Recruit, select and induct team members
SIRXMKT002 Use social media to engage customers

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

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Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Taree
Montgomery Crescent, Taree
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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