Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals

Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals

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Our Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and techniques to provide good quality customer service faster and easier. 

Our workshop can be customised for your team and utilise examples for your organisation. This can be delivered onsite at your premises or in our virtual classroom.

Course Overview

Learn the concepts, benefits and processes required to deliver world-class customer service in an IT environment. This workshop examines the key principles of interpersonal communication and the specific skills required to deliver exceptional customer service.

No matter what processes and technologies are in place to support your customer service performance objectives, every support and service desk analyst needs specific skills in call handling and problem solving.  In this course, participants review factors contributing to customer call resolution through effective troubleshooting techniques. They also discover how to cope successfully within a high stress customer service environment.


  • Understanding your customer service scope
  • Communication concepts
  • Active listening skills
  • Call handling success factors
  • Troubleshooting techniques and problem solving skills
  • Establishing or improving your service desk
  • Marketing your service desk
  • Key processes for improved customer service

Key Concept – the four understandings of good customer service

  • Understand your customers
  • Understand your services
  • Understand yourself
  • Understand your tools

    Learning Outcomes

    After  attending this program, participants will have the skills required to provide excellent customer service. In particular, attendees will understand:

    • How to improve their customer service skills 
    • Principles of effective communication, relationship-building, call-handling and problem resolution 
    • Proven techniques for problem solving 
    • How to effectively deal with stress
    • How to apply their customer service skills within an ITSM framework

    Who Should Attend

    This workshop is specifically designed to meet the needs of IT professionals who interact with customers, such as:

    • Technical Support staff  (2nd level support personnel)
    • Service Desk Analysts  (1st level support personnel)
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • IT Service Desk Managers
    • Customer Service Managers
    • Training Managers
    • IT Project Managers who are implementing Customer and Call-Support Centres
    • Non-IT Personnel who provide Customer Service Telephone Support


    There are no pre-requisites for this workshop. 

    Exam & Certification

    There is no official examination for this workshop. Candidates will receive a certificate of achievement upon completion. 

    Course Materials & Inclusions

    Material for this course will be provided e-materials only, candidates can choose to print these if they would like. These materials are made available to students 1-week prior to attending the course.

    A certificate of attendance you can share with your network of your course achievement will be provided via email upon completion of your course.

    An amazing instructor who explained the content very clearly and at a very good pace. This was a good balance and approach to learning in a three day intensive period. I found the worked examples very practical and very relatable to the Defence industry sector I work in.

    Mary W.

    Satisfied Customer