What’s it like to Work in Sales?

Ref: C2228615

A taster to look at working in a sales environment and whether this is the type of work that will suit you. Most companies have to sell at some point, but the way they do it differs from company to company. Sales can range from shop work to selling aircraft carriers but they have things in common.

Course aim

To provide insight into working in a sales environment, in different companies, and with different priorities. What can you expect and what are the personal characteristics that will suit a job in sales.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explore what sales means in different types of company
  • Identify the personal qualities that you will need to thrive in a sales environment
  • Look at some real world examples of sales jobs
  • Identify qualifications in sales that you could work towards

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

This taster session will be online using Zoom software. You will need access to the Internet and a functioning web cam on your device.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

What’s it like to Work in Sales?

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This course has been cancelled.


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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