Funding and bursaries
Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email email@example.com or call 023 8087 4874.
Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.
A minimum of maths and English GCSE grade 3/D or equivalent or the ability to achieve a Level 1 functional skill.
You must achieve Level 1 English and maths prior to taking the final assessment.
Learners with an EHCP will be reviewed on an individual basis
What will I learn?
You’ll learn how to provide customer service products and services for businesses and other organisations including face-to-face, telephone, digital and written contact and communications.
The apprenticeship is work experience based, so this will depend on the employment contract you agree to.
You will study a wide range of modules, including units based around the following areas:
Knowing your customers
Understanding the organisation
Meeting regulations and legislation
Systems and resources
Your role and responsibility
Product and service knowledge
Dealing with customer conflict and challenge
Being open to feedback
Equality – treating all customers as individuals
Presentation – dress code, professional language
“Right first time”
You’ll be assessed by:
Portfolio of evidence
N.B. 20% of the training must be off the job training – details of the elements included in the 20% off the job training are available on request.
Career and Progression
Once you’ve completed this apprenticeship, you can go on to further training, including:
Level 3 Customer Service
Level 2 Team Leading and Supervisor
Level 3 CMI Management
The qualification could lead to further career opportunities in:
Customer Service Manager
Customer Service Team Leader
What our students say
Last year I did a rap/grime set as part of a label launch at The Talking Heads which was a mind-blowing and memorable experience. At Totton College the course is fluid so you can really tailor your learning; I’ve been able to combine performance with music tech.
Level 3 Music student at Totton College