Free Retail Associate training – just in time for the hiring season

Tri-County Literacy Council, 101 2nd Street West, is pleased to offer a free 5-week course: Retail Associate. Participants practice Essential Skills while learning about the world of retail, what employers look for, customer service, store procedures, sales techniques, and more. Learners also benefit from meeting industry guest speakers and enjoy a site visit to a local retail business.

This program is ideal for anyone planning to work at a retail business such as a clothing or grocery store and is suitable for a variety of learners including those planning to enter the workforce for the first time, people changing careers, and individuals wishing to strengthen Essential Skills. There are nine Essential Skills at differing levels identified by the Government of Canada as necessary for success at work and in everyday life. The skills are reading, writing, numeracy, document use, thinking, oral communication, working with others, digital technology, and continuous learning.

Take advantage of valuable free training and graduate in time for the Christmas hiring season.

This course starts Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. From then on, class runs Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or to register, please call Tri-County Literacy Council at 613-932-7161.