Human Skills Training Retail Ireland Skillnet
As technology in retail continues to change and develop, the human skills needed to embrace these changes are perhaps more important than ever. Social skills, communication, time management, problem solving, emotional intelligence, adaptability and resilience make up the basic skillset that every retail worker should now possess, yet they are all too often overlooked, particularly
On February 1st, 2021 we started accepting applications for the September 2021 intake for the part-time Degree in Retail Management Practice. Over the last number of weeks, the response has been overwhelming with over 60% of the allocated places already reserved. From talking to applicants there are a few reasons why the part-time Degree in
In September we officially kicked off the 8th intake for the Degree in Retail Management Practice.  We were delighted to welcome 58 new 1st year students to the programme, who join 87 other students across second, third and fourth year. In total this makes close to 600 students that have joined this programme since it was
Retail Ireland Retail Technologies and Future Skills Report Launch
Last week we officially launched the findings from the groundbreaking Retail Technologies and Future Skills Report which examines the impact technology is having on retail and the future skills required within the sector. The report uncovers what retailers are prioritising as part of their digital transformation, it reviews emerging technologies, examines how retail jobs are
Retail Ireland Skillnet are delighted to announce that we have been able to continue delivering learning to Apprentices enrolled on the Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision amidst the challenges presented by COVID-19. Over the last four weeks, we have moved all scheduled modules to 100% online delivery, and it is a move that has been warmly

COVID-19 Notice

Retail Ireland Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders. The Retail Ireland Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that your businesses or employees have
The future of retail training is here…The Apprenticeship in Retail Supervision has been officially launched by Retail Ireland Skillnet, the Ibec group that develops and delivers training and education programmes for those employed in the retail sector. Over the last three years, the team here at Retail Ireland Skillnet have been working on the design
This week Retail Ireland launched the Retail Ireland Christmas Monitor 2018, which contains analysis of the latest retail sales trends and key statistics in advance of this year’s festive trading period. The monitor looks at different aspects of retail trade and the gives insight to the wider economic conditions impacting the retail sector. Here are the top
retail ireland skillnet retail employee presentation
On Monday 11th June 2018, the fabulous team at Mothercare Ireland Mahon Point celebrated as they were awarded their Retail Ireland Skillnet QQI Certificates for the range of occupational training courses completed.  On the day, our very own Margaret and Irene joined Jonathan  Ward the Managing Director, Mothercare Ireland, Ian Malone, the Mahon Point Store Manager and Karen Ferris,

Well Done Fashion Retail Academy!!

The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) has been rated as Outstanding by a recent Ofsted assessment! Retail Week have reported that the FRA received Ofsted’s highest possible rating in every area of its curriculum. Among other areas, it listed employer partnerships, career progression and teaching quality as outstanding. We were delighted to visit the Fashion Retail