Employment Training – Sales and Services
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This program is intended for individuals seeking entry level employment in Sales and Service industries.
Some examples of sales jobs include: Cashier, Cleaner, Grocery Clerk, Kitchen Helper, Laundry Worker, Hotel Housekeeping, Product Demonstrator, Salesperson, Security Guard, Shelf Stocker and Waitress.
Sales and Services Industry Workers Earn: $13.60 – $16.25 per hour to start.
Employers of Graduates
The following is a list of organizations that have hired graduates of this program:
- Casino Calgary
- Ramadan Catering & Take Out Restaurant
- Comfort Keepers
CLB 2-6 (CLB levels and Mathematical requirements depend on career of interest).
This is an excellent program for those who have completed ESL and/or have reached satisfactory levels of LINC study.
This is a 16 week or 32 week program.
- Get Academic Upgrading in Essential Skills English, Math, and Computers.
- Study occupation specific modules to prepare for work experience
- Get training in:
- Occupation Specific Vocabulary
- Workplace language, Culture and Communications
- Customer Service
- Work Strategies
- Work experience placement – up to 5 weeks
- Job placement support from the Employment Specialist/Job Coach.
- Certificates in:
- Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C
- Food Safety
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Please note: Certificates will depend on career.
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Course List and Descriptions
For a full course list and descriptions for the Employment Training Department programs, please click here.
Tuition Fees and General Fees
Full-Time Enrollment Costs
This program is funded by Alberta Human Services. Students may be eligible to receive financial assistance to attend full-time. Please contact the Student Admission Advisor at 403-235-9300 for further details. For more information about tuition and the Columbia College Tuition chart, please see the Tuition and Fees page.
- Apply for admission by filling out an application form. The form may be submitted by email, fax, mail, or apply online. Please see Admissions for more details.
- An Admissions Advisor will contact you with the necessary information.
Upon successful completion of your program, you will receive a Columbia College Certificate of Program Completion. All graduates will be invited to attend the College Convocation ceremony.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Self