Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
This program offers individuals the opportunity to acquire the skills required by many companies that specialize in customer service and outbound marketing services and to provide skills to facilitate advancement in their chosen career.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
Graduates of this program have a varied choice of positions available to them, ranging from Inbound/Outbound marketing or Order Desk Support, Reservations and Outbound Sales, to Team Leaders and Supervisors of Call Centres.
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
Minimum 40 words per minute (WPM).
- Operating Systems
Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
- Word Processing
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Database Management
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
- Office Skills
Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, and Internet Fundamentals
- Help Desk & Call Centre Skills
Call Centre Industry Overview, Call Centre Equipment and Technology, Telephone Communication Skills, Call Centre Telephone Sales, Career Options and Opportunities, and Team Dynamics and Personal Development
- Business Skills
Customer Service Essentials