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Business, Law & Economics

Business, Law & Economics

Mode of study Distance Learning
Duration Please ring for details
Course code PLR2ODL042 (1920)
  • Who is it for?

    This course is ideal for learners who are entering the field of customer service for the first time. It is particularly relevant for anyone who deals with customers – either internal or external to their organisation – as a major part of their job role. As well as people in retail organisations, this will include many service industries and public sector organisations.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this programme, although the qualification is designed for those currently employed in a relevant role. Good numeracy and literacy skills are advantageous.

  • What does the course involve?

    This course will provide learners with formal recognition of their performance in the workplace. It assesses the knowledge and understanding of the key areas of customer service and will allow learners to successfully engage with a diverse range of customers in a variety of situations. It outlines the procedures, practices and legislation related to customer service delivery, as well as how to identify and satisfy customer needs. The course comprises three mandatory units: Unit 01: Understanding the organisation Unit 02: Prepare to deliver excellent customer service Unit 03: Communication in the customer service role

  • How is the course assessed?

    To pass this qualification with Shrewsbury College, learners are required to complete the three mandatory units. A formal assessment is completed at the end of each module and submitted to us for marking.

  • Additional Notes

    This course is currently being offered free of charge. If, however, the learner withdraws early without reason, a charge may be incurred to cover the cost of the supplied materials.

  • What do I do next?

    If you are interested in enrolling or would like further information, please contact the Distance Learning Team on 01743 342355 or email We will advise you about the course, how to study, examinations and tutor support. Please note: course fees are payable at the time of your enrolment.

Katie Chatterton

Katie Chatterton

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business
Previous school: Ercall Wood School

I originally took this course as an all-rounder as I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do after college, however I have really enjoyed the course and am looking at a career in business more seriously now. I am considering going onto the HND course to further my knowledge. Doing the HND at SCG will mean I know other students and have a rapport with the teachers, will not have far to travel and it will cost me a lot less than at university.

Charlotte Tobulevicius

Charlotte Tobulevicius

HNC in Business

The HNC has provided me with a thorough understanding of business fundamentals, which I have been able to translate into my working life as a Marketing Executive. Having started in this career less than two years ago as an entry level Communications Coordinator, I have already received a promotion and have undertaken increased levels of responsibility.

Bethan Roberts

Bethan Roberts

Business, English Literature and Sociology
Previous school: Priory School, Shrewsbury

Business is a very interactive course and has really helped with the skills you need to use in a business environment. I am going to university in Liverpool to do Business Management after College.

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Career Options

  • Customer service occupations n.e.c.

    Up to £23,000

  • Customer service managers and supervisors

    Up to £33,000


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