Professional Receptionist Essentials

The Professional Receptionist Essentials course has been designed to give people the chance of becoming the best receptionist they can be. This course covers the relevant skills that potential receptionists will need, and provides students with scenarios that they may find themselves in. Unlike many receptionist courses, this course focuses on the job, the lifestyle and other aspects that students can expect when they become a receptionist. 

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Is this for you?

This course is ideal for those wishing to become receptionists, and who want to work their way up to being a senior-level receptionist. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 2 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

2 hours

About this course

If you’re thinking of becoming a receptionist, then our Professional Receptionist Essentials course is a great place to start. The course itself will give you a well-rounded knowledge of what it takes to be a receptionist, and how you can build your skills up to be the best receptionist you possibly can be. 

The course covers everything from the basics, right through to the lifestyle of a receptionist, so you can be sure that you’re covering all bases as you work through it. Within the course, there are lessons that cover things from punctuality and daily tasks, to highlighting the importance of the work/life balance and car sharing. No stone has been left unturned in this course so it’s the perfect starting point on your journey towards becoming an accomplished receptionist.    

Content is not the only positive thing about this course either. As the course follows our blended learning format, you can study wherever you wish and whenever it suits you. As always, there will be a Course Advisor on-hand to provide support if you need it. Once completed, you will be given a Pitman Training Certificate to validate the knowledge you’ve gained from the course. 

In this online course there are 4 modules:

Module One ‘Introduction’:  This section of the course will take you through what you should expect as a receptionist. You’ll learn about what the role is, what it entails, and what kind of case studies you may be presented with in your job as a Receptionist. 

Module Two ‘The Role of a Receptionist’: This section covers the basic skills a receptionist needs to have in order to get an entry-level job. Skills you’ll cover in this module will include: ‘Punctuality’, ‘Answering the Phone’, ‘Effective Communication’, and ‘Being the First Face on the Foyer Floor’.

Module Three ‘What Makes a Good Receptionist?’: This section will look at more developed skills that you should try and attain as you become more experienced. Lessons and advice based on ‘Learning Another Language’, ‘Bookkeeping’, ‘Effective Communication’ and ‘Using IT Skills’ are all included in this module. 

Module Four ‘A Receptionist’s Lifestyle’: This section covers areas that a receptionist can expect to happen once they’re in their desired role. Areas such as ‘The Work/Life Balance’, ‘Commuting’ and ‘Flexible Working’ are all covered in this module. 

Aims and Objectives

The Pitman Training Professional Receptionist Essentials course should give you a complete insight into how the receptionist role works and what you can do to become the very best, senior-level receptionist you can be.

By the end of the course, you should be ready to enter an entry-level receptionist job. 

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Further study on a wider range of subjects such as bookkeeping, a Receptionist Diploma and gaining more office IT skills can give you access to senior-level receptionist roles as your experience grows.  

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