Sales Clerks

(NOC 6421)

What do Sales Clerks do?

Retail salespersons and sales clerks sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers.

How to become: Sales Clerks

You may need a high school diploma. You often need to demonstrate sales ability and product knowledge when selling complex or valuable merchandise such as automobiles, antiques, and computers.

You may also need a university degree or college diploma, as well as specific subject matter courses or training. Employers may also provide technical or sales training programs.

With experience and additional training, you may move up the ranks to a retail supervisory position.

Many recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Sales Clerks

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - General Certificate
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - Executive Diploma; Co-op
Office Administration - General Certificate
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Visual Merchandising Arts Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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