Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Customer Service & Employability Training

Attendance:

Part-time

Qualification:

Highfields Level 2 Award 600/6685/4

Course Start:

15 & 22 June or 13 & 20 July 2021
Day 1: 9:30am - 16:15pm
Day 2: 10:00am - 16:00pm

Course Length:

2 full days
Level 2

Location:

Microsoft Teams

Cost:

Free


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Course details

Essential Customer Service & Employability Training for Construction is an accredited course at Level 2, which is broken down into two parts as follows:

Accredited Unit – part 1: Includes learning and understanding the essential principles of good customer service needed to work in a construction environment.  The unit will also cover how to meet customer expectations, appropriate behaviours in a workplace and different methods of communicating effectively, as well as how to deal with difficult customers and managing conflict effectively.

Non-Accredited – part 2: How to create a professional CV for a customer facing role, where and how to search and apply for construction specific jobs using online methods.  Top tips and techniques to ensure successful interviews and gaining employment.

Skills and knowledge learnt throughout the course will assist candidates to progress into employment or further customer service qualifications.


Entry requirements

No previous qualifications are needed to enrol onto this course. The course is specifically for those who may already have some customer service skills or wish to obtain a formal qualification in this area. 

The course is also for those wishing to enter the construction industry as a career change or wanting to gain a new job role within this sector.  All learners are required to fully commitment to attending both days of the course and complete the programme.

Jayne Anderson, Willmott Dixon employee says, “When we are recruiting for these roles, we look for people who are patient and task oriented.”

If this is you, why not look to develop these transferable skills into the construction sector; a key growth area of our region.


Impact on learners

Upon completion of the course the learners will be able to work in a Customer Service role within the Construction industry or any other sector where good customer service is a key part of the role.

Learners will also learn about up-to-date employability skills to help them gain further employment, if faced with redundancy due to COVID-19 in a previous role.


[re]boot

Leeds College of Building are delivering FREE training courses through the [re]boot project for employed individuals.

The courses are fully funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) & Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) alongside West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) and #FutureGoals campaign to support individuals in the Leeds City Region.

You are eligible to join a 100% fully-funded course through the [re]boot project if you are over the age of 18, employed, furloughed, at risk of, or facing redundancy and live in Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York.


Learning methods

Delivery of the course will be online using Microsoft Teams. Learners will participate in teacher-led discussions, questioning and group work (where appropriate). The accredited unit will be assessed by a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course. Feedback will be given to all learners using an e-learning plan.


Further information

For further information on the course, please contact Sue Hanson (tutor):

Email: shanson@lcb.ac.uk

Contact Number: 07896 163276 or 07711 930738

 

For [re]boot project enquiries at Leeds College of Building, please contact the Business Engagement Team:

Email: businessengagement@lcb.ac.uk

Contact Number: 0113 222 6031  

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