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Customer Service - Advanced Apprenticeship at Total People

Course description

Advanced Apprenticeship

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Technical Certificate (Certificate in Customer Service) Level 3
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) 

Length of the course - 18 months

What you'll be doing

As a customer service assistant or adviser, you would deal with customer enquiries and any complaints. You would often be a customer’s first point of contact with the company you work for.

You could deal with customers face-to-face, or you might help them over the phone or by email. Good ‘people skills’, a friendly approach and excellent communication skills are all needed in this career.

During the Apprenticeship you will cover areas such as:

  • Process information about customers
  • Make customer service personal
  • Deliver reliable customer service
  • Resolve customer service problems
  • Develop customer relationships

Who is it for?

You do not always need academic qualifications to start training working in Customer Service. However, some employers may prefer you to have a good standard of general Education such as GCSEs, including English and maths.

Typical qualities employers look for include:

  • Good telephone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team or on your own
  • Positive approach to work
  • Willingness to help others

Course content

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service

Entry requirements

No specific qualifications are required to start this Apprenticeship, although employers usually look for good Maths and English.

You must also be employed in a business environment carrying out administration tasks for at least 30 hours per week.

Financial information

Aged 16-18
Fully funded

Aged 19-23
Fully funded for employers with less than 1000 employees. For employers with 1000+ employees, please contact us for further details.

Aged 24 and over
Total People require employers to make a contribution towards the cost for all learners aged 24 years and over, embarking on an Apprenticeship.

Future opportunities

On completion of the Apprenticeship there may be the opportunity to progress onto other qualifications for example:

  • Business Administration
  • Contact Centre
  • IT
  • Sales & Telesales
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Team Leading
  • Management 

Further information

Please visit our website for further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Total People directly.

Last updated date: 16 February 2017
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