Who is this course suitable for?
One of the most popular Apprenticeships in the UK, the customer service industry covers many sectors and job roles that are relevant to Intermediate Apprentices.
There are a wide variety of other job roles that are complemented by customer service skills at this level and that could benefit those choosing to undertake the Customer Service Intermediate Apprenticeship.
Role Profile (what the successful candidate should be able to do at the end of the Apprenticeship)
The role of a customer service practitioner is to deliver high quality products and services to the customers of their organisation. Your core responsibility will be to provide a high quality service to customers which will be delivered from the workplace, digitally, or through going out into the customer’s own locality. These may be one-off or routine contacts and include dealing with orders, payments, offering advice, guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems, after care, service recovery or gaining insight through measuring customer satisfaction. You may be the first point of contact and work in any sector or organisation type.
Your actions will influence the customer experience and their satisfaction with your organisation. You will demonstrate excellent customer service skills and behaviours as well as product and/or service knowledge when delivering to your customers. You provide service in line with the organisation’s customer service standards and strategy and within appropriate regulatory requirements. Your customer interactions may cover a wide range of situations and can include; face-to-face, telephone, post, email, text and social media.