Getting started


Welcome to these web resources for Certificate IV in Retail Management!

This page contains essential information about various features and information on the site, to help you get started in the course.


Disclaimer for Toolbox series 3

The contents of this Toolbox are provided for educational purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content.

The Australian National Training Authority does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice), which is provided on this web site or incorporated into it by reference. The information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the Toolbox undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content.

No liability is accepted for any information or services, which may appear in any other format. No responsibility is taken for any information or services, which may appear on any linked web sites.


System Requirements


The first step in using this site is to ensure that you have the correct hardware and software.† For optimal use of this program you will require the following:


  • IBM-compatible personal computer with:
  • 300MHz processor
  • 64MB of SDRM
  • 800 x 600 display
  • 4 GB hard disk
  • 1.44Mb floppy disk,
  • CD ROM drive
  • Sound card
  • 28.8 k modem or higher
  • or the Macintosh equivalent

Browser software, plug-ins and players

  • Internet Explorer 5 or Netscape 4.5 or above
  • Macromedia Flash player v. 5 (this can be downloaded for free from www.macromedia.com/downloads )
  • Microsoft Word v. 6/95 or above (Viewer may be downloaded for free from www.microsoft.com)
  • Adobe Acrobat reader, v. 4 (can be downloaded for free from www.adobe.com )

Please note: Some earlier versions of Web browsers may not have the required version of the Flash player installed. If you have either of Internet Explorer v. 5.0 or Netscape 4.5 installed, you may need to install a newer version of the Flash viewer plug-in.

In order for it to work properly, the Toolbox requires version 5 of the Flash plug-in.

You can update your version of the Flash plug-in as follows:

  • Launch your browser (eg Netscape 4.5 or Internet Explorer 5.0)

  • Go to www.macromedia.com/downloads

  • Click on 'Flash Player'

  • Follow the instructions for saving a copy of the '.exe' file to your local hard drive

  • Go the folder where you saved the '.exe' and double click on it

  • Follow the instructions on your screen for installation.

Guide to Using the Site


Please open the Guide to Using the Site to get an overview of the various navigation and other features of the site.†

This Guide is a PDF document and you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed in order to view the document.


Learners Guide


The Learnerís Guide will give you a detailed overview of this course in Retail Management, and how these web resources integrate with the course.

This is a PDF document and you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed in order to view the document.