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SIR50112 Diploma of Retail Management

Our trainers are retail industry people who understand our sector.

The qualification is designed for retail managers such as middle to senior management in a larger retail or wholesale outlet or for the management of a smaller, retail store or wholesale outlet.

Learners will complete core units in managing operations to budget and setting strategic plans. Learners will also be able to choose from a wide range of electives in finance, human resource management, marketing, public relations, product management, quality and management and leadership , to suit their particular interests and work context.

How does learning happen?

Our approach is very flexible. We respond to the needs of employers that we work with.

A range of learning options are available to suit your needs.

The process starts with an interview to determine eligibility for recognition of prior learning. Experienced retail managers with at least 5 years experience in a Retail Environment, have Retail SKILLS that can be recognised towards a National Qualification.

For those units that need to be completed through a learning process there are several options.

Most learners choose our one day workshops.

This learning is supported by print resources, on-line resources and work-based projects making the learning easier, more convenient, and more importantly, more relevant to the job.

Who is it for?

  • Retail Store Managers
  • Wholesale Managers
  • Visual Merchandise Managers
  • Buyer or Sales Managers
  • Retail Owners
  • Retail Managers/Supervisors
  • Retail Area Managers or Team Leaders

All applicants must currently be employed in the retail industry and have sufficient relevant wholesale or have retail experience in a current or previous job role.

What are the benefits?

  • Instruction by Leading Industry specialists
  • Learning in a peer group environment
  • Interaction and networking with other executives
  • Development of Individual Business Improvement Plans
  • Completion of a nationally recognised and accredited qualification
  • Pathway to higher level tertiary qualifications.

Diploma Graduates will be able to:

  • Determine effective business strategies to grow and develop their business
  • Develop and implement effective buying and financial strategies for improved performance and control
  • Lead and manage teams, suppliers and business relationships for optimum performance and return in their business
  • Manage marketing, visual merchandising and store presentation strategies

Diploma Course Structure

To qualify for a Diploma of Retail Management, a total of 9 units of competency must be completed, comprising two core units and 7 electives.


How to Register

If you would like further information on our training courses or would like to register, please contact National Retail Association on FREE CALL TRAINING: 1800 732 066 or PHONE: 07 3240 0100 Email: training@nra.net.au


A range of government subsidies both Commonwealth and state may be available.

The full fee for the course is from $2500 depending on eligibility for government funding.


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