Welcome to Retail Ireland

Workbased Education & Training
for the Retail Sector

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Take a look at the range of courses available

Occupational, Short Courses, Degrees, Masters & eLearning.

Our range of ten QQI accredited occupational courses are designed to equip customer-facing employees with the knowledge to work successfully in retail.

Our range of QQI accredited short courses are designed to offer both management and digital skills training and are normally delivered over a four-day period.

The Degree and Masters programmes are both work-based programmes and have been designed specifically for aspiring retail employees, managers and business owners. 

Our range of e-learning courses are cost-effective, accessible on multiple devices and offer a flexible and convenient training option for retailers and retail employees to upskill.

Working With Retailers

Since 2000, we have been working alongside Ireland’s leading retailers to deliver subsidised training and education programmes. We work with department stores, pharmacy stores, convenience stores and major supermarket groups, shopping centres, DIY, home and electrical retailers plus many others. We are passionate about upskilling retail employees and making retail a career of choice.

Training & Education

Our training and education programmes are designed by retailers for retailers. We know that retail is a fast-paced, diverse and dynamic sector which requires retail employees to remain upskilled to deliver exceptional customer experience across all touchpoints.

Benefits of Working with Retail Ireland Skillnet

Training and education programmes are 50% funded by Government

Training and education programmes developed by retailers for retailers

Cost-effective and flexible training

Collaborating with retailers to create individual training academies

Training and education programmes are delivered throughout Ireland

Dedicated Retail Ireland Skillnet training team to support implementation and verification in the business

As a work-based training programme great emphasis is put on practical demonstration and assessment which will deliver improvements to the workplace

Creating careers in retail sector

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