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Kickstart a Rewarding Career in Sales

Sales is the driving force behind every business. A career in Sales puts you right at the heart of the action offering tons of variety, great earning potential, and a vibrant, results-driven culture. 



Gain access to exclusive resources to help you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to jump start your career in sales, including student specific resources here.

Scholarship Awards

Get the opportunity to apply for CPSA's Sales Excellence Awards


Access webinars from industry leaders to learn about sales careers and job opportunities in different industries

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Who can join?

Any full-time student attending a college or university in Canada can register for the Student Subscription.

Why Join as a Student Subscriber? 

Get a head start on your pathway to a career in sales!

For $29 annually:

  • Connect with leaders in the sales profession and like-minded students through networking events

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*If you are enrolled in a CPSA accredited sales program, you may be eligible to register for a free student subscription

Earn Your Sales Certificate Digital Credential from the CPSA Institute

Enrolling in an approved Sales Certificate program will prepare you to excel in sales.

You’ll build your knowledge, skills, and confidence in key areas like account management, business acumen, communication, consultative selling, product and technical knowledge, relationship building, and more. 

Graduates go on to work in all kinds of industries, including: 

  • IT sales
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Media sales
  • Food service sales
  • Recruitment

The SC can also help you move toward the Certified Sales Associate (CSA) designation, positioning you for even greater success in the future. Once issued, you will receive a digital credential which you can then share on your resume, your email signature and across your social media networks.


  • Successfully complete the defined group of sales certificate courses at your school as part of your regular degree, diploma, or certificate program
  • These courses are available through our partner colleges and universities across Canada
  • Become a CPSA member or student subscriber


  • Several colleges and universities across Canada offer the Sales Certificate program
  • Click here to see the list of approved schools. To find out more contact the CPSA at 1-888-267-CPSA (2772)

CPSA is now issuing a digital Sales Certificate so that you can immediately share your achievement on your resume,your email signature and across your social media networks. We no longer issue a hard copy of the certificate. To be eligible for the Sales Certificate, you must be a CPSA Member or Student Subscriber. 

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"From the second I walked into my first class, I knew this was something I wanted to be a part of."

Lauren, Member Since 2014

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