To be a technical specialist, you need a university degree or college diploma in a program related to the product / service being sold. You may need experience in sales or in a technical occupation related to the product / service being sold. You may need fluency in a specific foreign language and foreign work or travel experience to obtain employment with a company that imports / exports technical goods / services. To be a technical sales supervisor, you need experience as a technical sales specialist. With additional training or experience, you may move up the ranks to become a sales manager. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree.
Specialized knowledge of scientific, industrial, telecommunication or computer products / services
A second language