Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

WX Office Skills – L4 Customer Service

Aim of the Programme Module
To enable the learner to explore and practice, Key Customer Service activities within a
work, social or voluntary environment.
 To facilitate the learner in identifying the key roles of a range of individuals involved in
providing Customer Service and the relevant legislation that underpins it.
 To assist the Learner in acquiring knowledge of the basic principles of Customer Service
 To provide a forum for the learner to effectively participate in group activities that
contribute to effective Customer Care in a work, social, voluntary or community
 To assist the learner to develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills related to
Customer Service through the medium of the module themes and content.
 To enable the Learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning.

Target Award

QQI Office Skills – 4M2070

Start Date: 12-01-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 20 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.

For further information on Learner Profile please refer to relevant section of the Programme Descriptor.

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Customer Service Customer Service (4N1989) QQI
Learners will be able to:
1. Explain the principles of customer service
2. Outline the importance of quality customer service to the development and success of an

3. Distinguish between internal and external customers
4. Outline the role of communications in customer service to include writing and listening skills,
personal interaction and interpersonal skills.

5. Identify key customer service activities within a work, social or voluntary environment to
include handling enquiries, customer charter, and complaints procedures
6. Identify the key roles of a range of individuals involved in providing customer service
7. Assume responsibility for dealing with customer complaints in a range of situations to
include knowing how and when to refer complaints to a supervisor or manager when
8. Use with confidence the personal and practical skills required to carry out customer service
interactions and responsibilities to include verbal and written skills using a range of
9. Use the procedures, information sources and documentation associated with customer
service in a work, voluntary or community environment.
10. Provide effective customer service to include consideration of specific customer needs
including equality and diversity.
11. Participate in group or team based activities that contribute to effective customer care


Whitemill FET Centre


Whitemill Industrial Estate, Clonard Road, Wexford


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville