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About This Course
What you will learn
  • Demonstrate a customer service approach
  • Understand how your own behavior affects the behavior of others
  • Demonstrate confidence and skills as a problem solver

  • Apply techniques to deal with difficult customers
  • Make a choice to provide customer service 
  • Meeting Expectations and Setting Goals


Learn to deliver an incredible customer experience

While many companies promise to deliver an incredible customer experience, some are better at delivering than others. This course is designed around six critical elements of customer service that, when the company lives them, bring customers back to experience service that outdoes the competition.

Translator Four: Customer Service Training: Critical Elements of Customer Service Online Certificate Course – Requirements

This course is designed for people with little or no prior experience. The course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 6 to 8 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts: 

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study your course online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion that is applicable worldwide

For any additional questions please see our comprehensive FAQS tab above.

Translator Four: Customer Service Training: Critical Elements of Customer Service Online Course Outline

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Customer Service?

  • What is Customer Service?
  • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
  • A Customer Service Focus
  • Service is a Philosophy
  • Service Means Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Service is Not Always Natural

Session 3: Who Are Your Customers?

  • Types of Customers
  • Internal and External Customers
  • VIP Customers
  • What Customers Need

Session 4: Meeting Expectations

  • Meeting Expectations
  • Six Ways to Meet Customers’ Expectations

Session 5: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Pre-Assignment Answers

Session 6: Setting Goals

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identify Your Values
  • Define Your Values
  • Put it all Together
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Identifying Your Dreams
  • SPIRIT
  • My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: The Second Critical Element – Defined in Your Organization

  • Our Standards
  • Sample Standards

Session 8: The Third Critical Element – Given Life by the Employees

  • What Do You Think?
  • Suggested Answers

Session 9: Communication Skills

  • The Importance of Empathy
  • About Rephrasing
  • Dangerous Misconceptions
  • Defining Communication
  • Body Language Basics
  • Voice
  • Open and Closed Questions
  • Customer-Focused Questions

Session 10: Telephone Techniques

  • It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
  • Your Initial Greeting
  • Personalizing Service
  • Addressing a Person
  • Your Telephone Voice
  • Your Listening Ear
  • Your Format for Closing
  • Handling Everyday Requests
  • Transferring Telephone Calls
  • Putting Callers on Hold
  • Taking a Message
  • Taking Messages Accurately and Completely
  • What to Record When Taking a Message
  • Other Tips for Taking a Message
  • Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Phrases to Avoid Using
  • Sentences That Damage Your Image or Lose Goodwill

Session 11: Dealing With Difficult Customers

  • Abrupt Customers
  • Abusive Customers
  • Angry Customers
  • Arrogant Customers
  • Bully/Bossy Customers
  • Closed-Minded Customers

Session 12: Dealing With Challenges Assertively

  • About Assertiveness
  • An Assertiveness Formula
  • Making Connections

Session 13: Dealing With Difficult People

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • What’s Missing?
  • Getting to the Big Picture
  • The Three F’s
  • Types of Difficult People
  • The Stubborn One
  • The Quiet One
  • The Jester
  • Yakety-Yak
  • Off Base
  • Bigger Issues
  • The Chatterbox
  • The Know-It-All
  • The Whiner

Session 14: The Fourth Critical Element – Be a Problem Solver

  • Reducing Conflict
  • Blending
  • Blending Examples
  • Redirecting
  • Identify Positive Intent
  • Identify Highly Valued Criteria
  • When Discussions Degenerate Into Conflict
  • An Action Plan for Angry, Aggressive People
  • Problem Solving in Six Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections

Session 15: Seven Steps to Customer Problem Solving

  • The Process
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • The Recovery Process

Session 16: The Fifth Critical Element – Measure It

  • Tools to Use
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Informal Surveys
  • Focus Groups
  • Fishbone (Cause and Effect, or Root Cause)
  • Brainstorming
  • Brainstorming
  • Measurement in Practice

Session 17: The Sixth Critical Element – Reinforce It

  • Keeping Momentum
  • Developing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Recognizing the Power of Your Behavior
  • Likeability Works
  • Phrases for Customer Service Success
  • How to Feel Powerful in Your Position
  • Project Positive Expectations
  • Give Credit Where It’s Due
  • Rebound from Failure
  • Accept Responsibility

Session 18: Dealing With Stress

  • About Stress
  • Deep Breathing
  • Visualize
  • Music
  • Acupressure and Massage
  • Laughter
  • Replace Worry with Problem Solving
  • Meditation
  • Resilience

Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There 
Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Units of Study

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Customer Service?

  • What is Customer Service?
  • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
  • A Customer Service Focus
  • Service is a Philosophy
  • Service Means Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Service is Not Always Natural

Session 3: Who Are Your Customers?

  • Types of Customers
  • Internal and External Customers
  • VIP Customers
  • What Customers Need

Session 4: Meeting Expectations

  • Meeting Expectations
  • Six Ways to Meet Customers’ Expectations

Session 5: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Pre-Assignment Answers

Session 6: Setting Goals

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identify Your Values
  • Define Your Values
  • Put it all Together
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Identifying Your Dreams
  • SPIRIT
  • My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: The Second Critical Element – Defined in Your Organization

  • Our Standards
  • Sample Standards

Session 8: The Third Critical Element – Given Life by the Employees

  • What Do You Think?
  • Suggested Answers

Session 9: Communication Skills

  • The Importance of Empathy
  • About Rephrasing
  • Dangerous Misconceptions
  • Defining Communication
  • Body Language Basics
  • Voice
  • Open and Closed Questions
  • Customer-Focused Questions

Session 10: Telephone Techniques

  • It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
  • Your Initial Greeting
  • Personalizing Service
  • Addressing a Person
  • Your Telephone Voice
  • Your Listening Ear
  • Your Format for Closing
  • Handling Everyday Requests
  • Transferring Telephone Calls
  • Putting Callers on Hold
  • Taking a Message
  • Taking Messages Accurately and Completely
  • What to Record When Taking a Message
  • Other Tips for Taking a Message
  • Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Phrases to Avoid Using
  • Sentences That Damage Your Image or Lose Goodwill

Session 11: Dealing With Difficult Customers

  • Abrupt Customers
  • Abusive Customers
  • Angry Customers
  • Arrogant Customers
  • Bully/Bossy Customers
  • Closed-Minded Customers

Session 12: Dealing With Challenges Assertively

  • About Assertiveness
  • An Assertiveness Formula
  • Making Connections

Session 13: Dealing With Difficult People

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • What’s Missing?
  • Getting to the Big Picture
  • The Three F’s
  • Types of Difficult People
  • The Stubborn One
  • The Quiet One
  • The Jester
  • Yakety-Yak
  • Off Base
  • Bigger Issues
  • The Chatterbox
  • The Know-It-All
  • The Whiner

Session 14: The Fourth Critical Element – Be a Problem Solver

  • Reducing Conflict
  • Blending
  • Blending Examples
  • Redirecting
  • Identify Positive Intent
  • Identify Highly Valued Criteria
  • When Discussions Degenerate Into Conflict
  • An Action Plan for Angry, Aggressive People
  • Problem Solving in Six Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections

Session 15: Seven Steps to Customer Problem Solving

  • The Process
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • The Recovery Process

Session 16: The Fifth Critical Element – Measure It

  • Tools to Use
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Informal Surveys
  • Focus Groups
  • Fishbone (Cause and Effect, or Root Cause)
  • Brainstorming
  • Brainstorming
  • Measurement in Practice

Session 17: The Sixth Critical Element – Reinforce It

  • Keeping Momentum
  • Developing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Recognizing the Power of Your Behavior
  • Likeability Works
  • Phrases for Customer Service Success
  • How to Feel Powerful in Your Position
  • Project Positive Expectations
  • Give Credit Where It’s Due
  • Rebound from Failure
  • Accept Responsibility

Session 18: Dealing With Stress

  • About Stress
  • Deep Breathing
  • Visualize
  • Music
  • Acupressure and Massage
  • Laughter
  • Replace Worry with Problem Solving
  • Meditation
  • Resilience

Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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Course Summary

  • Delivery: Online
  • Access: Unlimited Lifetime
  • Time: Study at your own pace
  • Duration: 6 to 8 Hours
  • Assessments: Yes
  • Qualification: Certificate
About This Course
What you will learn
  • Demonstrate a customer service approach
  • Understand how your own behavior affects the behavior of others
  • Demonstrate confidence and skills as a problem solver

  • Apply techniques to deal with difficult customers
  • Make a choice to provide customer service 
  • Meeting Expectations and Setting Goals


Learn to deliver an incredible customer experience

While many companies promise to deliver an incredible customer experience, some are better at delivering than others. This course is designed around six critical elements of customer service that, when the company lives them, bring customers back to experience service that outdoes the competition.

Translator Four: Customer Service Training: Critical Elements of Customer Service Online Certificate Course – Requirements

This course is designed for people with little or no prior experience. The course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 6 to 8 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts: 

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study your course online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion that is applicable worldwide

For any additional questions please see our comprehensive FAQS tab above.

Translator Four: Customer Service Training: Critical Elements of Customer Service Online Course Outline

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Customer Service?

  • What is Customer Service?
  • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
  • A Customer Service Focus
  • Service is a Philosophy
  • Service Means Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Service is Not Always Natural

Session 3: Who Are Your Customers?

  • Types of Customers
  • Internal and External Customers
  • VIP Customers
  • What Customers Need

Session 4: Meeting Expectations

  • Meeting Expectations
  • Six Ways to Meet Customers’ Expectations

Session 5: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Pre-Assignment Answers

Session 6: Setting Goals

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identify Your Values
  • Define Your Values
  • Put it all Together
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Identifying Your Dreams
  • SPIRIT
  • My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: The Second Critical Element – Defined in Your Organization

  • Our Standards
  • Sample Standards

Session 8: The Third Critical Element – Given Life by the Employees

  • What Do You Think?
  • Suggested Answers

Session 9: Communication Skills

  • The Importance of Empathy
  • About Rephrasing
  • Dangerous Misconceptions
  • Defining Communication
  • Body Language Basics
  • Voice
  • Open and Closed Questions
  • Customer-Focused Questions

Session 10: Telephone Techniques

  • It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
  • Your Initial Greeting
  • Personalizing Service
  • Addressing a Person
  • Your Telephone Voice
  • Your Listening Ear
  • Your Format for Closing
  • Handling Everyday Requests
  • Transferring Telephone Calls
  • Putting Callers on Hold
  • Taking a Message
  • Taking Messages Accurately and Completely
  • What to Record When Taking a Message
  • Other Tips for Taking a Message
  • Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Phrases to Avoid Using
  • Sentences That Damage Your Image or Lose Goodwill

Session 11: Dealing With Difficult Customers

  • Abrupt Customers
  • Abusive Customers
  • Angry Customers
  • Arrogant Customers
  • Bully/Bossy Customers
  • Closed-Minded Customers

Session 12: Dealing With Challenges Assertively

  • About Assertiveness
  • An Assertiveness Formula
  • Making Connections

Session 13: Dealing With Difficult People

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • What’s Missing?
  • Getting to the Big Picture
  • The Three F’s
  • Types of Difficult People
  • The Stubborn One
  • The Quiet One
  • The Jester
  • Yakety-Yak
  • Off Base
  • Bigger Issues
  • The Chatterbox
  • The Know-It-All
  • The Whiner

Session 14: The Fourth Critical Element – Be a Problem Solver

  • Reducing Conflict
  • Blending
  • Blending Examples
  • Redirecting
  • Identify Positive Intent
  • Identify Highly Valued Criteria
  • When Discussions Degenerate Into Conflict
  • An Action Plan for Angry, Aggressive People
  • Problem Solving in Six Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections

Session 15: Seven Steps to Customer Problem Solving

  • The Process
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • The Recovery Process

Session 16: The Fifth Critical Element – Measure It

  • Tools to Use
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Informal Surveys
  • Focus Groups
  • Fishbone (Cause and Effect, or Root Cause)
  • Brainstorming
  • Brainstorming
  • Measurement in Practice

Session 17: The Sixth Critical Element – Reinforce It

  • Keeping Momentum
  • Developing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Recognizing the Power of Your Behavior
  • Likeability Works
  • Phrases for Customer Service Success
  • How to Feel Powerful in Your Position
  • Project Positive Expectations
  • Give Credit Where It’s Due
  • Rebound from Failure
  • Accept Responsibility

Session 18: Dealing With Stress

  • About Stress
  • Deep Breathing
  • Visualize
  • Music
  • Acupressure and Massage
  • Laughter
  • Replace Worry with Problem Solving
  • Meditation
  • Resilience

Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There 
Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Show More Hide
Units of Study

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Customer Service?

  • What is Customer Service?
  • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
  • A Customer Service Focus
  • Service is a Philosophy
  • Service Means Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Service is Not Always Natural

Session 3: Who Are Your Customers?

  • Types of Customers
  • Internal and External Customers
  • VIP Customers
  • What Customers Need

Session 4: Meeting Expectations

  • Meeting Expectations
  • Six Ways to Meet Customers’ Expectations

Session 5: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Pre-Assignment Answers

Session 6: Setting Goals

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identify Your Values
  • Define Your Values
  • Put it all Together
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Identifying Your Dreams
  • SPIRIT
  • My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: The Second Critical Element – Defined in Your Organization

  • Our Standards
  • Sample Standards

Session 8: The Third Critical Element – Given Life by the Employees

  • What Do You Think?
  • Suggested Answers

Session 9: Communication Skills

  • The Importance of Empathy
  • About Rephrasing
  • Dangerous Misconceptions
  • Defining Communication
  • Body Language Basics
  • Voice
  • Open and Closed Questions
  • Customer-Focused Questions

Session 10: Telephone Techniques

  • It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
  • Your Initial Greeting
  • Personalizing Service
  • Addressing a Person
  • Your Telephone Voice
  • Your Listening Ear
  • Your Format for Closing
  • Handling Everyday Requests
  • Transferring Telephone Calls
  • Putting Callers on Hold
  • Taking a Message
  • Taking Messages Accurately and Completely
  • What to Record When Taking a Message
  • Other Tips for Taking a Message
  • Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Phrases to Avoid Using
  • Sentences That Damage Your Image or Lose Goodwill

Session 11: Dealing With Difficult Customers

  • Abrupt Customers
  • Abusive Customers
  • Angry Customers
  • Arrogant Customers
  • Bully/Bossy Customers
  • Closed-Minded Customers

Session 12: Dealing With Challenges Assertively

  • About Assertiveness
  • An Assertiveness Formula
  • Making Connections

Session 13: Dealing With Difficult People

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • What’s Missing?
  • Getting to the Big Picture
  • The Three F’s
  • Types of Difficult People
  • The Stubborn One
  • The Quiet One
  • The Jester
  • Yakety-Yak
  • Off Base
  • Bigger Issues
  • The Chatterbox
  • The Know-It-All
  • The Whiner

Session 14: The Fourth Critical Element – Be a Problem Solver

  • Reducing Conflict
  • Blending
  • Blending Examples
  • Redirecting
  • Identify Positive Intent
  • Identify Highly Valued Criteria
  • When Discussions Degenerate Into Conflict
  • An Action Plan for Angry, Aggressive People
  • Problem Solving in Six Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections

Session 15: Seven Steps to Customer Problem Solving

  • The Process
  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • The Recovery Process

Session 16: The Fifth Critical Element – Measure It

  • Tools to Use
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Informal Surveys
  • Focus Groups
  • Fishbone (Cause and Effect, or Root Cause)
  • Brainstorming
  • Brainstorming
  • Measurement in Practice

Session 17: The Sixth Critical Element – Reinforce It

  • Keeping Momentum
  • Developing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Recognizing the Power of Your Behavior
  • Likeability Works
  • Phrases for Customer Service Success
  • How to Feel Powerful in Your Position
  • Project Positive Expectations
  • Give Credit Where It’s Due
  • Rebound from Failure
  • Accept Responsibility

Session 18: Dealing With Stress

  • About Stress
  • Deep Breathing
  • Visualize
  • Music
  • Acupressure and Massage
  • Laughter
  • Replace Worry with Problem Solving
  • Meditation
  • Resilience

Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

FAQS

1.  Who are Courses For Success?

Courses For Success is a course platform that started in 2008
with 5 courses, since then we have grown to over 10,000 online courses.

Our courses span across the following categories:

•Animal    

•Beauty    

•Business    

•Health & Fitness     

•Finance

•Lifestyle    

•IT & Software    

•Personal Development

•Teaching & Academics

2.  Is there a refund/cancellation policy?

Yes, we have a 7-day money-back refund policy.

3.  What is the FREE Personal Success Training Program?

The Personal Success Training Program
was developed by Courses For Success to help our customers achieve
success. Currently, we are offering this program for FREE with every
course or bundle purchase this month. This is a limited time offer!

4.  Are there any requirements to study this course?

No,
anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter
is encouraged to take our course. There are no entry requirements to
take this course.

5.  Do I require to have finished high school to complete this course?

No,
you do not require a High School Diploma or to have finished school to
study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take
this course.

6.  What if English is not my first language?

This
course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of
our training, you can take your time studying the material and make use
of tools such as google translate and Grammarly.

7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

8.  How do I receive my course?

After
you have completed the payment, you will receive a confirmation email
and tax receipt. You will also receive an email containing your course
login details (username and password), as well as instructions on how to
access and log in to your course via the internet with any device,
please check your junk/spam folder in the event that you do not receive
the email.

9.  When does this course start?

Providing
you have internet access you can start this course whenever you like,
just go to the login page and insert your username and password and you
can access the online material.

10.  What is online learning like?

Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation.
By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace.

Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

You
don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training,
but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable
of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

The majority of our courses have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

Please also check the course summary, as a small selection of courses have limited access.

13.  How long will my course take?

Course duration, is listed under Course Summary

14.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

15.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes,
you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the
end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

17.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You
will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide,
which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share
the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and employers.
Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles
and job applications.

Wendy Sue Hunt - 5 STAR REVIEW
"If you are considering taking any “Courses for Success”, I would highly recommend it. I have always been a firm believer it’s important to always sharpen your skills. You are never too old to learn more. I found the courses very helpful, interesting and easy to understand.
The term “Courses for Success” helped me in my current position to succeed. After completing the courses, I gave my manager the completion certificates. Recently I received a promotion too."

Valencia Marie Aviles - 5 STAR REVIEW
"I
had a very good experience with my course. It has helped me to get
multiple jobs and prepared me for almost everything I would need to
know. The course was very informative and easy to understand and broken
up perfectly to be done in a short amount of time while still learning a
good amount! I would recommend Courses for Success to anyone trying to
get abs certifications for job advancements, it is well worth it!"

ELENA GRIFFIN - 5 STAR REVIEW
"I have absolutely enjoyed the materials from Courses for Success. The materials are easy to understand which makes learning enjoyable. Courses for Success have great topics of interest which make you come back for
more.
Thank you Courses for Success for being part of my learning journey and making education affordable!"

Our
completion certificates are very valuable and will help you progress in
your work environment and show employers how committed you are to learn
new skills, you might even get a promotion.

18.  Will this course be credited by universities?

No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

19.  Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

20.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying
and completing this course will show employers that you have the
knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in
this area of expertise.

21.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

22.  Can I take more than one course at a time?

Courses
are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many
or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that
allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the
topics related to your training goals in one go.

23.  What are the Payment Methods available? Is there a payment plan?

We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card and Bank Transfer.

Payment Plans: We have partnered with Partial.ly, to offer our own in house payment plan. Everyone is Pre-Approved, providing the initial deposit is paid in full.

To pay via bank transfer contact us info@coursesforsuccess.com

24.  Can I purchase for multiple people?

Yes, you can do this by purchasing individually via website or send us a request via email at info@coursesforsuccess.com

25.  Can I request for an invoice before purchase?

Yes, you can request for an invoice via email at info@coursesforsuccess.com

26.  Purchase for a gift?

Yes, you can purchase this course as a gift, simply send an email to info@coursesforsuccess.com, with the course details and we can accommodate this.

27.  Can I create my own course bundle?

Yes,
you can customize your own bundle. Please send us the complete list
with the exact course link of the courses you'd like to bundle up via
email info@coursesforsuccess.com and we will create them for you. *Each course access, time of completion and certification varies depending on the course type.

28.  How will I contact Courses For Success if I have any questions?

You can contact our support team, at any time through live chat on our website, or email at info@coursesforsuccess.com, or by calling one of our phone numbers depending on which country you are in.  

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