There are various programs specializing in retail at the vocational, college and university levels. Designed to train a qualified workforce, these programs contribute to the development of a strong new generation of retail workers and managers. From this perspective, the CQCD participates in the development of several education programs, by ensuring that they correspond to the realities of the labour market.
Are you a retailer seeking to recruit staff for your business? Don't hesitate to contact the establishments below to learn about the graduates available.
Vocational (secondary) level
Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) in Professional Sales
This program provides students with the skills required to become qualified salespersons: communicating with and advising customers, sales techniques and product marketing.
Attestation of College Studies (ACS) in Business Management
This program prepares students to become effective managers of a retail establishment by teaching them business and financial management, human resources management and inventory control. It also provides them with skills they can use in related specialties.
Diploma of College Studies (DCS) in Business Management
This program prepares future technicians to manage a business or to supervise a sales team in a commercial establishment or a company. It provides them will the tools required to assume the following responsibilities: retail or wholesale sales, monitoring and achievement of sales objectives, personnel management, promotion and marketing of products or services, acquisition of stock, customer service.
- Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy
- Cégep André-Laurendeau
- Cégep de Drummondville
- Cégep de Jonquière
- Cégep de l'Outaouais
- Cégep de Rimouski
- Cégep de Sainte-Foy
- Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe
- Cégep de Sherbrooke
- Cégep de Thedford
- Cégep de Trois-Rivières
- Cégep du Vieux Montréal
- Cégep Garneau
- Cégep Granby
- Cégep Limoilou
- Cégep régional de Lanaudière à Joliette
- Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
- Cégep Vanier
- Champlain Regional College
- Collège Ahuntsic
- Collège Bart
- Collège de Maisonneuve
- Collège de Valleyfield
- Collège Édouard-Montpetit
- Collège Ellis, campus de Drummondville
- Collège Ellis, campus de Trois-Rivières
- Collège John Abbott
- Collège Lasalle
- Collège Lionel Groulx
- Collège Montmorency
- Collège O'Sullivan de Montréal
- Collège Rosemont
- Dawson College
Certificat en commerce de détail et de la distributionCertificat en commerce de détail et de la distribution (Certificate in Retail Management and Distribution)
This program prepares students to manage a retail business more effectively. It is intended for persons who are already employed in retail or who would like to establish their own retail outlet.