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Retail Sales Associate Training Program

Program Start Dates

  • June 19, 2017

The program includes 6 weeks of classroom training plus a 30 hour work practicum. (210 hours)

Your Training Investment:

Training Program $1500
1% Training Completion Fund $15
Registration Fee $50
Total Training Investment $1565

After completing the Retail Sales Associate Training Program, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and duties and develop the knowledge and attitude to be considered competent in this occupation:

  • Tourism awareness – Winnipeg BEST Ambassador Program
  • Customer service – Manitoba BEST Service Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Efficient work practices
  • Respectful workplace
  • Ergonomics
  • Teambuilding and conflict resolution
  • Handling difficult situations
  • Networking
  • Negotiation
  • Managing workplace stress
  • Time management
  • Occupational health and safety basics
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
  • Emergency First Aid - Level C and Level 1 AED
  • Visual presentation
  • Retail loss prevention
  • Inventory management
  • Merchandising
  • Payment processing  
  • Cash handllng procedures