Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist

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Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can achieve a professional certificate for free to showcase your achievement in professional life. This Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course is a comprehensive, instructor-guided course, designed to provide a detailed understanding of the nature of the related sector and your key roles within it.

To become successful in your profession, you must have a specific set of skills to succeed in today’s competitive world. In this in-depth training course, you will develop the most in-demand skills to kickstart your career, as well as upgrade your existing knowledge & skills. The training materials of this course are available online for you to learn at your own pace and fast-track your career with ease.

Key Features of the Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist Course

Our trusted, high quality and affordable Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course trains individuals to become experts in their field.

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Who should take the course

Anyone with a knack for learning new skills can take this Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist  course. While this comprehensive training is popular for preparing people for job opportunities in the relevant fields, it also helps to advance your career for promotions.


Once you’ve successfully completed your Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.



All of our courses, including this Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course, are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

The detailed curriculum outline of our Communication & Customer Service for Receptionist course is as follows:

  • Job Requirements and Work Environment
  • 21st Century Skills for a Receptionist
  • Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Cover Letter and Resume for Receptionist
    • Format of a Receptionist Cover letter
    • Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter
    • Elements of a Resume
    • Steps for Writing a Resume
  • Summary 
  • Assessment
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Telephone Skills
    • Taking & Transferring Calls 
    • Taking Messages 
    • Screening Calls
    • Protecting Employer 
  • Telephone Courtesy Tips 
  • Domestic and International Calls
  • Voice-Mail Courtesy 
  • Summary 
  • Assessment 
  • The Office Mail
  • Mailing and Shipping Details
    • Maximum Weight and Dimensions 
    • Addressing
    • Wrapping and Packaging 
  • Royal Mail Services
    • Universal Service
    • Special Delivery
    • Business Services
    • Unaddressed Promotional Main Delivery
  • Alternatives to Royal Mail 
  • Summary 
  • Assessment 
  • Introduction to Time Management
  • Aspects of Time Management

o Effective Planning

o Setting Goals and Objectives

o Setting Deadlines

o Delegation of Responsibilities

o Spending the Right Amount of time on an Activity

  • Prioritising the Workload

o Activity List

o Action Plans

o To-do Lists

o Computerised Follow-up Systems

o Scheduling

o The Prioritisation Matrix

  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Managing Deadlines  
  • Effective Time Management at the Workplace
  • The Pareto Principle and Tips for Time Management
  • Multitasking
  • Summary


  • Keeping Accurate Records
  • Filing Systems

o Alphabetical System

o Subject System

o Subject Index

  • How to Alphabetise for Filing and Indexing

o Individual or Personal Names

o Company or Business Names

o Miscellaneous

  • Handling Confidential Documents

o What is Confidentiality

o Confidential Electronic Documents

o Confidential Paperwork

  • Computer File Organising

o Document Library

o Naming Files

o Sorting and Grouping

o Shortcuts

o Backing Up Files

  • Summary 
  • Assessment
  • Organising Daily Work
  • Organising Workplace
  • Organising Resources
  • Organising Tools
  • Cultivating Organisational Habits
  • Summary
  • Assessment 
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Verbal Communication

o Written Communication

o Oral Communication

  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Communication Strategies
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Introduction To Customer Service
  • The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service
  • Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help them
  • How to Deal with Difficult Customers
  • Aspects of Phone Etiquette
  • Using Proper Phone Language
  • Eliminate Phone Distractions
  • Inbound Calls
  • Outbound Calls
  • Handling Rude or Angry Callers
  • Handling Interoffice Calls
  • Summary 
  • Assessment
  • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Introduction to WBS
    • Deliverable & Phase-Based WBS
    • Steps for Creating WBS
    • Best Practices and Tips for WBS
  • Estimation Process and Resources Alignment
    • Estimating Durations
    • Increasing Estimation Accuracy
    • Task Dependencies 
    • Aligning Resources with Activities
  • Project Planning 
    • The Purpose of Project Planning
    • Project Planning Guide 
    • Project Management Pitfalls
  • Risk Management 
    • Principles of Risk Management
    • Risk Management Process 
  • Summary 
  • Assessment

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