Principles of Sales Certificate 3 - Business Qualification

Certificate in Principles of Sales Level 3

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Certificate in Principles of Sales

Assessment Requirements Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Task-based Controlled Assessment, Written Examination

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

The Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Sales is for individuals with existing knowledge and skills of the sales environment, who are looking to build on this knowledge and skills to progress their careers in the sales sector. This qualification equips Learners with a comprehensive range of sales skills and opportunity to further develop an understanding of sales principles and the sales environment, and a greater autonomy in sales related activities.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification is suitable for those who work in junior sales positions across a variety of sales related industries. Roles may include competitor analysis, online sales, sales queries and supporting a field sales team or internal senior sales professionals

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into or within employment in a number of areas, and/or continue their study in the same work in a variety of sales industries. Sales skills are required in a wide range of roles including;

  • Sales representative
  • Membership sales
  • Contact centre team leader
  • Customer service assistant/manager
  • Retail assistant/manager
  • Travel agent


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