Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

In order to have a truly successful business, you need to provide good customer service. It is believed that 96% of unhappy customers don’t ever complain; however, 91% of those simply leave and never come back. The main reason for customer churn is not price but bad customer service. Handling a business’s issues in a professional and courteous manner is an essential day-to-day task.

  • Improve your understanding of how to successfully handle complaints
  • Reduce the risk of complaints
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Receive high-quality learner support materials
  • Learn to deliver excellent customer service
  • Increase awareness of understanding and meeting customers’ needs
  • Giving a great customer experience
  • Learn from feedback and promote products and services

You will be provided with all the information required for the qualifications, available paper based and online depending on your needs. Alongside the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete.

Unit 1: Principles of customer service and delivery

This unit will provide the fundamental knowledge and understanding needed to work in a customer service role. Develop knowledge of the legal and ethical requirements that relate to customer service and maintaining customer service information.

Unit 2: Understand customers

This unit develops knowledge of the different types of customers. Study the links between good customer service and customer loyalty, as well as how these factors affect the organisation in terms of reputation and image.

Unit 3: Understand employer organisations

Look at a variety of organisational structures and the differences between private, public and voluntary sectors. Discover the internal and external influences on organisations, and why change in the business environment is important.

Unit 4: Understand how to communicate with customers

Gain a thorough understanding of the importance of effective communication in customer service. Look at different communication techniques and how to identify and adapt your own communication style in order to offer the best service possible.

Unit 5: Understand how to handle customer information

This unit will provide the knowledge of customer service information systems and handover procedures. Learn about the different responsibilities and levels of authority for processing customer service information.

Unit 6: Understand how to resolve problems and deliver customer service to challenging customers

This unit will provide a solid foundation of knowledge to enable you to deal with challenging customers. Develop knowledge of techniques available to resolve problems and manage unresolved problems by referring to other sources.

Unit 7: Understand how to develop customer relationships

Within this unit, gain an understanding of how to develop relationships with customers or potential customers. Also study the value of customer loyalty and the customer’s expectations.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
NCFE
Course duration:
10 Weeks (180-230 GLH)
Course location:
Across Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon within your work setting.

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for those who would like to learn the fundamentals to the delivery of great Customer Service.

Key facts:

  • Funded through European Social Fund (Subject to eligibility)
  • Nationally recognised Level 2 Qualification
  • Unit 1 - Principles of Customer Service and Delivery
  • Unit 2 - Understand Customers
  • Unit 3 - Understand Employer Organisations
  • Available as a single-unit course, Somerset only

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