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Retail Sales

The fast-paced nature of many retail environments offer the appeal of a work shift that keeps you on your toes and away from a cubicle.  If you consider yourself a people person, retailing offers plenty of chances to interact with others, help customers and solve problems. This FREE programme is for anyone working or intending to work in the retail industry.

Explore your options

Whether you’re considering a retail career or currently working in the industry, training can create a deeper understanding of how the business really works and set a great foundation for future opportunities. 

Study retail with us and you’ll develop better communication skills and improve your understanding of stock control and legislations and workplace safety, with teamwork and leadership skills at the core of the programme.

Unitec's New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 3) is a mixture of study and work based training, so you can put what you learn into practice in your job. It’s just six months part-time, with evening classes that you can fit around your job. 

And for employers looking to upskill their staff, we can put together a Customised Retail Training programme to suit your company. 


Programmes and study path

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
New Zealand Certificate in Retail 3 Part-time for approximately 26 weeks Retail assistant Throughout the year