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Dollar Sign Payment Plan From Only $25 per week
50 Study Hours
Lifetime Access Available Worldwide
$449 $249

Are you dreaming of running your own retail business? Do you have a great new business idea? Get ready for an exciting new future as a business entrepreneur. Learn what it takes to get started, how to outsource, whom to trust, and how to set your business up for success.

"From the time I started this adventure until now has been a wonderful experience. I have leant so much with the amount of courses available.  The content of the courses are very in depth which is fantastic. Overall, learning with Online Courses Australia is such a fantastic experience. Can't wait to explore other courses! Thank you!
" - Melissa

This online course will give you the skills and knowledge to turn your dream into a reality as it guides you through the process of creating your business in a new tenancy. The hardest part is getting started, so don't delay, and enrol today.

Retail and commercial businesses require the construction of a branded fit out in their tenancy – this course is designed to ensure that you head into the design, construction and furnishment of your site loaded with the right knowledge.

You’ll be making decisions with confidence so you can maintain consistency with your brand goals. A word to the wise those goals should be your bible – your success is 30% more likely if you complete concept and financial plans to kick off your dreams!

But by enrolling in this course, you can start a retail business, on time and in budget AND that stands out among the competition!

During this Certificate, you’ll learn everything you need to know to launch your retail business during this online course, including:

  • Lessor works schedule
  • How Does Your Lease Make a Difference?
  • Retail Design
  • The Tender Process
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Costs and Payment Structures
  • Approvals and Licenses Required
  • Building approvals

Enrolling in this course will give you the support to start, maintain and grow a business idea. With this support, you can gain control of your financial future. Reduce personal stress. Provide for your family and play a role in your local community.

It's the perfect start point.

Enrol now to get instant access to this course and start learning right away.


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We don’t use dense academic text books. Instead, we design digestible step-by-step modules and high-quality video sessions, backed by 24/7 tutorial support. The lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answer or multiple-choice and can be re-taken as many times as needed. They’re perfect for people with busy lives and families who want to better themselves while unlocking better opportunities.

Why learn with us?

Fully CPD Accredited
We’re CPD Accredited, which means each of our modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Once you’re done, you’ll have CPD points ready if you want to take your study even further.

100% online and on-demand courses
On-demand means you can enrol at any time. You’ll be free to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule. And, with unlimited attempts available, assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the instant recall of facts in a strictly timed setting.

Dedicated support, seven days a week
There is dedicated one-on-one support all the way through, including tutor contact via phone, email during business hours and live chat seven days a week.

Industry-led learning
All OCA’s courses are designed and produced in-house by industry leaders, which means we save on licensing fees and pass those savings on to you.

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We offer payment options including:

  • Upfront payment (all major credit cards and Apple Pay)
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Industry Recognised
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in How to Start a Retail Business Certificate.

Career Pathways

  • Retail Shop Owner
  • Cafe/Bar Owner
  • Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Manager
  • Customer Services Manager
  • Process Manager
  • Business Advisor

Course Delivery + Learner Support

Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)

Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)

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Live chat, 7 days a week

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