Retail Seller Certification


of the Retail Salesman certification scheme is the certification of the acquisition of all the basic knowledge that an employee in the trade sector should have, in order to optimize his efficiency and to meet the modern needs imposed by the current conditions in the retail trade sector. Thus, it will be able to have a comparative advantage, in order to claim with enhanced supplies its placement in jobs of companies that serve and directly or indirectly strengthen the industry.

Program details

The exam includes 25 closed-ended questions. Exam duration 60 minutes. Success rate 75%.

Conditions for participation

In order to participate in the Retail Certification, the following conditions must apply:
✔ Typical  Academic Qualifications.
✔ Applicants  must have a minimum of:

  •  Graduates of EPAL B Cycle, in the relevant specialty – at least 6 months of professional experience.
  •  Graduates of General Lyceum – Initial vocational training for all the knowledge corresponding to the 3 Main Vocational Functions of the profession
  •  Compulsory education graduates – at least 5 years of relevant professional experience. Continuing Vocational training for all the knowledge corresponding to the 3 Main Vocational Functions of the profession
  •  Graduates of EPAS, TES, TEE A Cycle or equivalent cycle in the relevant specialty, at least 1 year of professional experience.
    ✔ Very good knowledge of English is an additional qualification.
    ✔ Eric  Generic Skills.
    Applicants should have enhanced social skills, such as ease of communication, education and polite behavior. They should have a good level of general knowledge in order to effectively manage their prospective clients and develop a spirit of cooperation and professionalism with their colleagues and supervisors in the workplace.

✔ Special Knowledge and skills.
Candidates must demonstrate the specialized knowledge and skills they possess in the above three main professional functions for the exercise of the profession of “Retail Salesman”.

The Hellenic Institute of Certifications – HEL.I.C. has developed a Quality Management System, in accordance with the requirements of the International Standards ELOT EN ISO 9001/2008 and ELOT EN ISO / IEC 17024: 2012, in order for the certification process to be implemented with documented adequacy, impartiality, objectivity, reliability and validity.

Accredited certificate from the National Accreditation System – Ε.ΣΥ.Δ.