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Help offered by Action West London to become a market trader in Acton

If you have ever fancied setting up a market stall and selling a product or service to local people, there’s now free help available to turn your dream into reality in Acton . 

Action West London who is responsible for Acton Market and Saturday Market W3 and offering a free self-learning training course to help people educate themselves on trading at their local market.

Whether you are just getting started or you want to enhance your knowledge the free training tool covers many useful topics to help towards making your market stall a success including deciding what to sell, pricing for profit, stay within the law and making sales.

EALING.NEWS spoke to Zahra Shah. social media officer for Market W3 to find out more.

How long is the course and where do people take part in it?
The course is a self learning tool which people can do there in own time at their own speed. It is being hosted on the Edume online training course platform, and users can either do the course via the Edume website or Edume app.

Where do people sign up for the course? 
We are currently in pre-launch sign up so people can sign up to our pre-launch contact list and when the course it live they will the first to be sent the course registration information. Pre-launch sign up can be done at: https://www.actonmarket.co.uk/trader-training

How much does it cost someone have space at your market in Acton and do they have to commit to a minimum amount of time?
Traders can trader as much or as little as they like , we are open Weds to Saturday, there is no minimum commitment.  Stall hire price starts from 25 pounds per day for a single stall or 35 for a double size stall.   We ask all traders to have insurance ( trading requirements are covered in the course too)

What is your youngest trader and what is your oldest?
We gave traders as young as 18 and as those who are in their 60s and 70s.

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