Sales Associate

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Admissions Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determineif the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

The Sales Associate program provides students with the sales skills necessary to meet the demands of today's retail business. This program is designed to engage students in basic sales training giving them a good start inany sales position.

Career Opportunities

Sales Associates sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers. Job titles include: audio equipment salesperson, automobile salesperson, car rental agent, clothing salesperson,computer salesperson – retail, counter clerk – retail, department store clerk, furniture salesperson, hardware store clerk, jewelry salesperson, retail sales associate, retail sales clerk, retail salesperson.

Core Courses

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding

    Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM).

  • Operating Systems

    Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system

  • Word Processing

    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word

  • Business Skills

    Customer Service Essentials, Business Verbal Communication, Marketing and Sales, Business in the Digital Age, Business Math, Business Negotiations and Contracts, and Principles of Selling

  • Simulations and Drills

    Practical Applications – 1 Unit

  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills

    Job Search and Resume Writing

  • Program Type: Certificate
    Anticipated Salary: $22,016 – $41,925
    Program Duration: Weeks: 21
    Hours: 525

    Tuition Fees

      Domestic International
    Tuition: $5,651 $7,346
    Application: $250 $500
    Assessment: $100 $100
    Program Syllabus: Click here to Download
    Program Notes Tuition fees include digital course materials.
    Printed copies may be available for an additional fee.
    Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify.
    Graduation Requirements Students must maintain a 75% program average to obtain a Certificate
    Method of Delivery Onsite, Remote and Blended using our
    Integrated Learning ®System training facilitated by qualified learning coaches.

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