Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) inCustomer Service

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This Apprenticeship trains you to provide excellent customer service and can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors. Most customer service apprentices work in retail, financial services, call centres, hospitality, or sport and recreation.

As a customer service apprentice, it’s likely that you’ll work at the front end of an employer’s business activities and regularly assist customers. In most cases, you’ll be making sure that customers are dealt with in a positive, reliable, and pleasant way, which could involve offering advice, answering questions, or handling complaints. This Apprenticeship needs you to be able to communicate with all sorts of people, and it will provide you with evidence of skills that will be of great value in virtually any industry.

Course Content

This Apprenticeship programme is designed for apprentices with more responsibility in the customer services sector. Apprentices at this level undertake a wide range of more complex tasks in a variety of work contexts, including resolving customer problems, understanding customers and customer retention, and understanding the customer service environment.


  • Suitable for those starting work in a job that involves customer service and wishing to learn essential knowledge, understanding and skills at the same time as learning the job
  • Provides the opportunity for you to develop your full potential to deliver and improve customer service
  • A clearer understanding of your responsibility within the organisation
  • The opportunity to develop new skills
  • Wish to seek career progression through jobs involving customer service

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements of the framework are GCSE grade D in English and Maths. Apprentices will ideally have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship or qualification in a business-related subject.

Progression Opportunities

You could progress on to higher roles including customer relationship manager or customer service team leader or to a Foundation Degree.


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Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:
The Apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments, you may be required to attend college on a day release or your tutor will visit you in the work place.

Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships available.

Before you can start an Apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

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