Sales Training Plus

Would you like to work in the retail sector? K5 is partnering with the organisation Job Club to offer a training programme for those who would like to start or return to work in a retail store (food and non-food areas). After a week refreshing your knowledge of sales theory, you will complete a three-month internship at a store while receiving support from a job coach. This programme is an ideal way to get the training and experience you need to work in the retail sector and is offered three times a year.

Course: Sales Training Plus
Course length: a one-week course and a three-month internship
Course times: Monday to Friday, 9.00–11.30 a.m. and 1.00–4.30 p.m.
Internship times: according to the store's schedule, can include Saturdays
Childcare: no

Course fees: CHF 5,000.–

Registration cannot be confirmed until you meet with the programme director. If you are interested in this course, please fill out the online contact form below so we can arrange an appointment with you.

Interested? Click on additional course information for more details and course requirements.

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Why is Sales Training Plus right for you?
> You will prepare for the theoretical and practical aspects of working as a sales assistant or cashier.
> You will learn about products in a specific sales area.
> You will acquire the necessary skills for working in sales.
> You will learn how to work at checkout.

What are the prerequisites for the Sales Training Plus programme?
> You have good German skills (level B1/B2) and are able to understand Swiss German.
> You can advise customers.
> You are available to work during store hours (until 8.00 p.m.) and on Saturdays.

What exactly do you learn in this course?
> How to interact with customers
> The basics of working as a cashier
> Merchandise presentation
> General product knowledge
> The demands and responsibilities of working in sales
> Further sales training and a review of sales theory

Job coaching
> Supports you at your workplace
> Helps you develop your potential and create a skills profile
> Facilitates communication between you and those responsible for your internship
> Informs you about job placement opportunities at the company where you do your internship
> Guides you through the job application process

> You will receive a competent assessment from the company where you do your internship.
> You will create a skills profile and professional job application documents together with your coach.

What sets our courses apart?
> Practical lessons: participants learn through real-life examples.
> Interaction: we emphasize communication and student involvement.
> Student-focus: we adapt to your learning pace–from the first day to the last.
> Need-orientation: you determine your learning process. We support you.
> Variety: you learn alone, in pairs and in groups.
> Flexibility: we offer individual tutoring on request.

K5 helps you successfully learn German–customized to your Needs.

Information on the price reduction

We offer various fee reductions for our courses and the childcare
Our course and childcare fees vary because donations and cantonal contributions allow us to offer fee reductions based on your canton of residence. You too can take advantage of these reductions!

Please note the following important information:

In order to receive a reduction, you must be registered for a health insurance premium reduction from the canton.
> If you do not yet receive a health insurance premium reduction, you can contact the canton's benefits office ASB (Amt für Sozialbeiträge):
> The ASB will assign you a reduction category based on your income and family situation. You will receive a fee reduction from K5 according to this category.

We offer courses that are free with the Basel-Stadt voucher.

The K5 playgroup accepts children who are required by the canton Basel-Stadt to attend a playgroup in order to learn German (Obligatorium BS).

If you live in canton Baselland, we can then give you a fee reduction based on your income for specific courses up to Niveau B1. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months. According to the regulations of the canton Basel-Landschaft, a reduction is only granted to persons with a regular long-term residency (residency permits B, C, or the Swiss passport).

If you live in the Dorneck-Thierstein district of canton Solothurn, you can take advantage of fixed reduced fees for certain courses. The fees for Solothurn residents are written on K5's course descriptions.

Other cantons
We also offer reductions on a few courses (including childcare) for people living in other cantons. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months.

Please stop by or call us. We would be happy to assist you in your language of choice.

General terms and conditions course

A written confirmation of participation will be issued at the end of the programme if a participant has finished the programme. This confirmation includes the programme’s content, dates and number of lessons.

Course fees may be paid in instalments. The first instalment is due when the course begins. Course fees must be paid in full before the end of the course.

Registration can be cancelled at no cost up until one week before the programme begins. After this time, the full fees will be charged.

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