Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:
have achieved a Certificate IV in Retail Management
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 SIR40316 Certificate IV in Retail Management.
The target participants in the SIR50116 Diploma of Retail Leadership qualification may be new to the industry or may have personal or vocational experience in the industry.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have 1-2 years of experience in retail or related industry
- hold a certificate IV in a similar discipline
- 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 manage a retail business, multiple retail stores or departments, following a business strategy to deliver profitable results for the organisation. These individuals support senior management and provide leadership to retail teams. They plan and evaluate the work of self and others, operating with autonomy and responsibility for personal outputs.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a 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 area manager, state manager, senior store manager, cluster manager and small business owner.