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Retail

From sales assistant to buyer, stock control to area manager, there are a range of career opportunities available in the retail industry. Our courses will set you up for a successful career in retail stores, community pharmacies, or online markets.

Study retail

The retail sector is one of Australia's largest employing industries with over 1.2 million workers. While many people may start out with a part time or casual job in the industry, the retail sector offers a number of solid career prospects and the opportunity to tailor your career path to focus on your interests. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who have strong customer service and people skills and a strong work ethic.

TAFE Queensland offers a number of entry-level certificates to get your foot in the door to a retail career. You'll graduate with valuable customer service and sales skills that are transferable to a range of industries.

Career outcomes

  • Customer service assistant
  • Retail supervisor
  • Senior sales assistant
  • Team leader