Diploma of Retail Leadership – SIR50116

Got an eye on a state or regional retail leader role? The Diploma of Retail Leadership provides you with strategic focus within a retail environment. It equips you with the skills and recognition to take responsibility for delivering profitable business results. It also demonstrates you posses superior communication skills to effectively deal with both frontline teams and senior management.

Australian Qualifications Framework

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.

  1. Undertake strategic planning in retail (SIRRSTR001)
  2. Lead the change process (SIRXCHA002)
  3. Provide leadership to others (SIRXMGT003)
  4. Drive retail profitability (SIRRRTF003)

We will work with you to determine the right elective units to undertake based on your intended career direction and so that you meet the necessary criteria for graduating.

Select Your Training Option

This qualification is available through Opportune Professional Development (RTO ID: 60072) via either a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) approach, traditional study or as part of a traineeship. Please choose your preferred option below.

Experienced Based Qualification

Experience Based Qualification

Our Experience Based Qualification option maps your real-world experience to this qualification. Meaning no study or exams.

6 hours over 4 weeks

Nationally Recognised Training

Govt subsidy available (QLD)

95% pass rates

Cost: $2,750

This tuition fee under EBQ is only $500 if located in QLD (eligibility criteria apply).

The steps to complete an Experience Based Qualification are:

  1. Review your skills to match your qualification
  2. Discuss your experience
  3. Provide work samples
  4. Supervisor sign-off
  5. Learning (only if you need it)
  6. You are qualified!

Please refer to the full EBQ process in our training options video.

If you have a ‘Statement of Attainment’ (or transcript) for a subject in this qualification you do not need to complete it again. Provide this to us when you enrol and if we assess it as being relevant we will credit the subject.

Our Skills Coaches are qualified and experienced Leadership practitioners and hold a Training and Assessment certification. Your Skills Coach will hold the qualification you are studying (and most likely higher industry qualifications as well) and have extensive and up to date industry knowledge. This means that you are talking to someone who understands what it is like to be in a practical day to day role like yours. You will be introduced to your Skills Coach when you register for the program.

If you have gaps in your knowledge or practical experience, your Skills Coach will provide you with additional training or work-based activities to undertake. This may involve completing an online learning module, case study or workplace project.

Study Based Qualification

Study Based Qualification

Our Study Based Qualification option is suitable for students who have no prior experience and are not employed in a traineeship.

12 months

Nationally Recognised Training

Cost: $4,000

If you have a ‘Statement of Attainment’ (or transcript) for a subject in this qualification you do not need to complete it again. Provide this to us when you enrol and if we assess it as being relevant we will credit the subject.

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work based qualification

Work Based Qualification

Our Work Based Qualification option is designed for students who have a formal traineeship agreement with their employer.

12 months

Nationally Recognised Training

Govt subsidy available (all states)

Cost: $4,000

A $4,000 rebate is available for employers of full-time trainees ($1,500 for part-time).

Training under WBQ is not available in NSW, VIC, WA, TAS & ACT.

A $4,000 rebate is available for employers of full-time trainees ($1,500 for part-time).

Eligibility criteria. The student must:

  • Be on a traineeship contract with their employer.
  • Enrol in the course within 3 months of starting their traineeship (12 months if part-time).
  • Be resident of the state they are accessing the funding from.

Traineeships are roles offered by employers who agree to offer training as part of the employment contract.

For more assistance with understanding and sourcing a traineeship, visit the Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

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