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Receptionist and Switchboard Training

Receptionist and Switchboard Training Diploma (Level 5) - CPD Accredited


UK Professional Development Academy LTD

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Price
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£15 inc VAT (was £595)
Offer ends 27 May 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
100 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available to purchase separately

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Overview

Receptionist and Switchboard Training Diploma (Level 5) – CPD Accredited

Receptionist and Switchboard Training course is designed by specialist by considering the need of both the job seekers and people already working in established businesses, which covers most of your professional needs in the field of Admin, Secretarial & PA .

Receptionist and Switchboard Training diploma course will help you to learn from scratch and take you to higher level of professionalism. As you may know that Receptionist skills are important because possessing good administration skills establish the trust and professionalism in the workplace. So, if you are looking to gain various Receptionist skills then this is your most desired course.

Are you new to online learning?

Don’t worry. Along with providing most professional courses, UKPDA also provides the most regular tutor support via online mediums, and will guide you in every possible way to get most out of your online course. Further to this, assessments are really challenging, but interestingly, will not take much of your time. You will have to read through the provided study material and attempt the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) afterwards.

Course Benefits

The following is included for online study with UK Professional Development Academy.

  1. Courses / Training that best suit to Work Experience, Knowledge and Skills
  2. Self-paced Training/Courses to continue working while studying
  3. Self-Paced Courses to get free from the deadlines
  4. Course materials that include Training Manual, Mock Quizzes and Case Studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge that can be in PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint format.
  5. Assessment resources accessible through our online learning platform 24/7.
  6. A professional one-to-one tutor to provide all-inclusive assistance throughout the course by online.

CPD

100 CPD hours / points
Accredited by Step Ahead CPD Qualifications

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Description

Level 5 Receptionist and Switchboard Training Diploma is CPD Certificate. To achieve a Level 5 Receptionist and Switchboard Training Diploma learner must have to achieve 10 Modules with 100 Credits to get CPD Accredited Certificate of Completion.

Modules Outline

Module 1: Executive and Personal Assistant

  • Adapt to the needs and styles of management
  • Communicate through written, verbal, and nonverbal methods
  • Improve time management skills
  • Manage meetings effectively
  • Act as a gatekeeper
  • Use the tools of the trade effectively

Module 2: Administrative Office Procedures

  • Organize a binder
  • Develop procedures
  • Prepare checklists
  • Understand succession planning
  • Collect the correct tools

Module 3: Administrative Support

  • Getting Organized
  • Manage their time more effectively
  • Prioritize their time so they can get it all done.
  • Complete Special Tasks
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Empowering Yourself
  • Deal better with their managers

Module 3: Basics of Body Language

  • Define body language.
  • Understand the benefits and purpose of interpreting body language.
  • Learn to interpret basic body language movements.
  • Recognize common mistakes when interpreting body language.
  • Understand your own body language and what you are communicating.
  • Practice your body language skills.

Module 4: Business Development and Succession Planning

  • Define business Development and Succession planning and its role in your company.
  • Lay the groundwork to develop a Development and Succession plan.
  • The importance of mentorship.
  • Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals.
  • Create a plan, assign roles, and execute the plan.
  • Communicate to develop support and manage change.
  • Anticipate obstacles, and evaluate and adapt goals and plans.
  • Characterize success.

Module 5: Communication Strategies

  • Understand what communication is
  • Identify ways that communication can happen
  • Identify barriers to communication and how to overcome them
  • Develop their non-verbal and par verbal communication skills
  • Use the STAR method to speak on the spot
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Adeptly converse and network with others

Module 6: Conflict Resolution

  • Understand what conflict and conflict resolution mean
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques

Module 7: Webinar Management

  • Define webinars and their purpose
  • Choose the best formats
  • Prepare for webinars
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to interact with the target audience
  • Follow up successfully

Module 8: Developing Launch and Learn

  • Understand what a lunch and learn is and is not
  • Be able to set up and break down
  • Create new content
  • Address difficult situations and people
  • Create useful takeaways
  • Use feedback to improve future lunch and learns

Module 9: Emotional Intelligence

  • Define and practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, and empathy.
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions.
  • Verbally communicate with others.
  • Successfully communicate with others in a non-verbal manner.
  • Identify the benefits of emotional intelligence.
  • Relate emotional intelligence to the workplace.
  • Balance optimism and pessimism.
  • Effectively impact others.

Module 10: Organisational Skills

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organised
  • Learn to prioritise your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organise personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organised in the future

Course / Training Format

After successful enrolment, learner will get access to UKPDA Learning Platform, where all the study material / Training Manual will be available. Learning Platform can be accessed 24/7 anywhere, anytime.

Training Manual contains several modules, each having specific knowledge and case study at the end. All the courses material will be in the form of texts (images/illustrations), and there are no video or live lectures during the training course.

The Test (MCQ’s) will be based on modules of Training Manual.

Assessment

After studying through the training manual, Learner will have to attempt Final Test (online multiple-choice test – 2 attempts), if necessary, may attempt the test third times at no extra cost. Your test will be assessed automatically and straightaway so that you will directly know whether you have been successful or not. The passing score is 75%. You can retake the Test in the case of not being successful at first attempt.

Before attempting your Final Test, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a Mock Test (online multiple-choice test - Unlimited attempts).

All test(s) / Assessment(s) are online and are taken either through or after the course; these are included in the course price.

Duration

The minimum time period to complete this training is 4 Weeks. But it is self-paced course, and the duration of completion depends on the learner’s pace and ability to give time to study.

Learners will have access to their Training via Learning Platform for up to 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, flexibility will be given to learners for completing the course at any time.

Certificate

Upon successfully passing the course, Learner needs to pay for CPD Accredited Certificate of Completion either in PDF format or Hard-copy.

Certificate of Completion (PDF format) = £42

Certificate of Completion (Hard-copy) = £65 + postage charges: local £9, international £14.

Who is this course for?

Without any prior knowledge of Administration and Receptionist the learners can take this training course and in addition to this, there are no age restrictions. Thus, anyone who is passionate and ambitious about Admin, Secretarial & PA can take the course. There are no specific deadlines for admission, and you can enrol anytime on this course.

Requirements

There are no precise requirements for Administration and Receptionist Certificate as no prior knowledge and experience of Admin, Secretarial & PA is required.

Students seeking to enrol for this course should meet the following requirements;

  • Basic knowledge of English Language & Basic Computer Skills
  • Be age 16 years or above

Career path

After completing the course/training, you will be able to grip yourself with specific knowledge and skills with the highest level of confidence to improve yourself and enhance the skills for your career in the relevant employment sector.

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What are CPD hours/points?

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