Planning Your Retail Career

Planning Your Retail Career

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Planning Your Retail Career





intended audience



Time management, Communication, Teamwork



Assessment style

Formative & Summative

Average completion time

45 mins

Course Length

Short course

Course Excerpt

Have you ever wondered where your retail career could take you? Career planning helps you define your goals and create a path that aligns with your passions and aspirations.

Successful careers in retail are not just a matter of luck; they’re the result of careful planning and intentional choices. Career planning allows you to navigate the industry strategically and make informed decisions.

The retail industry is a vast spectrum encompassing a wide range of roles, each contributing to the seamless operation of businesses. From frontline customer service to strategic management, the opportunities are endless.

Let’s explore a few key retail roles:

Sales Associate
Visual Merchandiser
Store Managers

Setting Skill Development Goals

Identify: Determine which skills are vital for your current role and future aspirations.
Plan: Create a roadmap for acquiring and honing these skills.
Execute: Take actionable steps, such as enrolling in courses or seeking mentorship.
Evaluate: Regularly assess your progress and adjust your goals as needed.

Course Impressions


  • Introduction to Planning Your Retail Career
  • Exploring Career Opportunities and Preferences
  • Identifying Skill Development Requirements
  • Planning Retail Career Progression
  • Quiz
  • Summary

What’s Included

  • eLearning
  • Assessment
  • Access on tablet and mobile
  • Shareable badge of completion*


  • Online Course & Quiz FREE
  • Written Assessment & Marking PREMIUM
  • Practical & Evidence Assessment PREMIUM

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