No, most shoppers start with no experience. An eye-for-detail, keen observation, good English language skills and a joy for shopping are qualities that make a great shopper. Respect for deadlines and commitment to work is also something that is much valued and respected.
Also, given the nature of work, the more you audit and gain experience and confidence, the more seasoned you become.‘Practice makes perfect’ couldn’t have been truer.
Never pay anyone to become a mystery shopper. Reputable mystery audit firms do not charge a fee!