Professional Sales


Professional Sales

Start Date: September 1st 2023 (tentative) 

Program objectives

Sales consultants work in retail establishments, selling a range of products and services, such as furniture, household appliances, electronic equipment, clothing, horticultural products and automobiles. They work directly with consumers to determine their needs and provide appropriate advice regarding the products and services that may meet these needs.

 The aim of a sales consultant’s work is therefore not just to sell products or services, but to offer solutions that correspond to their customers’ needs, to provide advice, establish a climate of trust and build customer loyalty by offering personalized service that meets customer expectations. In addition to consulting and sales-related tasks, sales consultants may also manage and display in-store merchandise and provide after-sales service.

Targeted professions (Emploi Québec’s IMT En ligne)

  • Other customer and information services representatives (6552)
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (0621)
  • Retail salespersons (6421)
  • Sales and account representatives – wholesale trade (non-technical) (6411)

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Professional Sales program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

• Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.

OR

• Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

• Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test and the course ENG-1101-4, or recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

• Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

 The duration of the program is 900 hours, which includes 435 hours spent on the specific competencies required to practise the trade or occupation and 465 hours on general, work-related competencies. The program of study is divided into 17 competencies which vary in length from 15 to 120 hours. The total hours allocated to the program include time devoted to teaching, evaluation of learning and enrichment or remedial activities.

REGISTER IN-PERSON

Monday to Thursday 8:00am  to 4:00pm

DOCUMENTS (ORIGINAL) REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION 

If you were born in Quebec
Birth certificate, long version with your parents’ names on it
High school diploma or transcript
Medicare card or driver’s license

If you were born in Canada, outside of Quebec
Birth certificate, long version with your parents’ names on it
3 consecutive years of notice of assessment tax forms or municipal tax forms (proving you have lived in Quebec for 3+ years)
High school diploma AND transcript
Medicare card or driver’s license

If you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
Canadian citizen card/certificate or PR card
CSQ (certificat de selection du Quebec) or 3 consecutive years of notice of assessment tax forms or municipal tax forms (proving you have lived in Quebec for 3+ years)
High school diploma or proof equivalencies
Medicare card or driver’s license

If you are a refugee/protected person
Refugee claimant document
CSQ (certificat de selection du Quebec) with an R8 code
Study permit
High school diploma or proof equivalencies
Medicare card or driver’s license

If you need more information please call us at 450.680.3032 ext.4100 or email us infopontviau@swlauriersb.qc.ca

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