Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

Are you looking to complete some customer service training? The Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service will develop and sharpen your practical skills, enabling you to deliver effective, high quality customer service within a range of environments.

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Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Free online course

    Fully-funded

  • Course duration

    20 weeks average course length

  • Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • Learning Method

    Online learning materials with online assessment

  • Awarding body

    NCFE or TQUK depending on location and training provider

Overview of Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

Qualification aims

You will be introduced to the key concepts and practices underpinning customer service delivery, from conflict resolution techniques to how customer service impacts upon an organisation. 

You will also gain an understanding of business markets, financial management, marketing and the legal requirements of businesses.

One to one Tutor support available via phone or email.

Course units

To gain this qualification, learners must achieve the 7 mandatory units.

This unit provides you with a fundamental understanding of the concepts and practices that underpin good customer service delivery. You will develop an understanding of how customer service is used as a competitive tool, the importance of branding and customer perception and the potential impact of good and bad customer service.

This unit will develop your knowledge of business markets, innovation and growth, financial management and the principles of marketing. You will discover and understand the legal obligations of businesses, key financial terminology and the relationship between sales and marketing.

Within this unit, you will increase your knowledge of different techniques and organisational procedures for dealing with customer problems and complaints. You will also develop your understanding of negotiating techniques, enabling you to successfully resolve issues, and discover how these impact upon customer loyalty and enhance business performance.

 

This unit will establish your understanding of the concept of the ‘customer experience’. You will explore the benefits of customer retention and customer loyalty, as well as developing knowledge of how to measure and analyse performance data relating to sales performance.

 

This unit will provide you with the techniques needed to monitor the quality of customer interactions. The ability to use and identify techniques in order to gather

required information and provide feedback on performance to colleagues is also explored in this unit.

Throughout this unit, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of a customer service knowledge base, enabling you to identify the content requirements of resource materials. You will also understand how to work effectively in a service chain by building positive relationships with customer service partnerships.

 

This unit will increase your understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in both personal and organisational situations including updating your knowledge of current legislation. You will discover how to portray positive behaviour which supports equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 3 accredited certificate.

Qualification benefits

88% of our learners say our courses have equipped them with vital skills to help them progress in their working life.

Build up enough knowledge, skills and confidence to transition into a new career.

Level 3 qualifications are nationally recognised and accredited, giving you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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