Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:
have achieved a Certificate III in Retail
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.
The target participants in the SIR40316 Certificate IV in Retail Management qualification may be new to the industry or may have personal or vocational experience in the industry with a desire to gain a supervisory role.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have completed year 11 or 12 in compulsory education
- have some work history in a related field
- complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who lead a frontline team and manage day-to-day operations of a retail store or department to implement and deliver on organisational objectives and standards. These individuals possess a range of highly developed selling and customer engagement skills with sound knowledge of product and service offerings. They work with independence, taking responsibility for their own functions and outputs.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of retail settings including speciality retailers, supermarkets, department stores, and quick service restaurants.
Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as store manager, department manager and assistant store manager.