Técnico en Actividades Comerciales

Certification authority: 
Department of Economy, Employment and Finance of the Autonomous Community
EQF Level of the qualification: 
ES Spain
Evaluate the core competences
needed for this job
Core competences 
Carrying out feasibility and start-up projects and exercising on their own behalf the activity of a small retail business, acquiring the necessary resources and complying with legal and administrative obligations in accordance with current legislation.
To administer and manage a small commercial establishment, carrying out the necessary activities with efficiency and profitability, respecting the current regulations.
Carry out the sale of products and/or services through the different marketing channels, using sales techniques appropriate to the type of customer and the criteria established by the company.
To carry out the commercial and administrative management of the commercial establishment using the appropriate hardware and software to automate the tasks and works.
Manage relations with customers, users or consumers in English, monitoring operations to ensure the level of service provided.
How can the certification be obtained? 
Initial training scheme (pupil or student)
Validation of prior learning
Description of the procedure for the validation of prior learning 

It is possible, with a validation of previous competences to be included in a regional path with a reduction of attendance hours. 

With a validation of NFIL that cover all the competencies of the profile it's possible to acquire the qualification by passing the final autnomous comunity exam, without attending the training course.

Documents needed 

Basic Requirements:

  1. Spanish nationality, having obtained the certificate of registration of community citizenship or the family member card of a European Union citizen, or being the holder of a valid residence or residence and work permit in Spain, in the terms established in the Spanish regulations on aliens and immigration.
  2. Be 20 years old at the time of registration.
  3. Have work experience and/or non-formal training related to professional skills, which is the object of the call that is to be accredited:
    • In the case of work experience. At least 3 years of work experience must be justified, with a minimum of 2,000 hours worked in total, in the last 10 years before the call is made.
    • In the case of non-formal training. At least 300 hours must be justified in the last 10 years before the call. In cases in which the training modules associated with the unit of competence to be accredited have a shorter duration, the hours established in said modules must be accredited. 
  4. Persons over 25 years of age who meet the requirements for work experience and/or non-formal training indicated in the previous sections, and who cannot justify them, may apply for provisional registration in the procedure, expressly indicating this in a written form attached to their application, presenting the justification by means of some proof admitted in law, as established in article 11, section 2, of Royal Decree 1224/2009, of 17 July. In order to study these cases, the necessary advisors will be appointed, who will issue a report on whether or not the applicant has participated in the procedure. If the report is positive, the definitive registration will proceed.


  1. Application Form
  2. European CV
  3. List of documentation accrediting the alleged merits
  4. Company Certificate
  5. Certification for volunteers or scholarship holders
  6. (If the case) Documentation accrediting non-formal training. Certificate issued by the the entity or body which provided the training, lasting more than 10 hours, which is related to the units of competence to be accredited, describing the units of competence to be accredited, content, hours of training, dates of completion, and presented signed and/or stamped by the formative entity.
  7. ID card
Contact point 

Employment Offices from each Autonomous Comunity

For Madrid:

Approx. 40€
Is it possible to obtain a partial validation?: 
Yes ✅
What is the result of the partial validation? 
Certificate listing the competences already acquired
Then, is it possible to participate to a shorter training course to prepare the full qualification?: 
Yes ✅
Description of the procedure to participate to a training course 

For those who, having completed the evaluation and/or accreditation procedure of professional competence have not been accredited their competences. The Autonomous Community provide a training guide in which the possibilities of training will be stated, with the relevant guidelines to enable the person concerned to complete the training leading to the award of a certificate of vocational training related to them. The Department of Economy, Employment and Finance undertakes to carry out a Training Plan for participants, where training actions are aimed at achieving accreditation in this field.

Contact point 

Employment Offices from each Autonomous Comunity

For Madrid: