Receptionist Skills Training Course

Our one day Receptionist Skills training course will show those who work on reception how to create a great first impression for your business.

receptionist skills training course

Receptionists are the first point of contact in many businesses, it’s the first impression visitors and customers (both internal and external) get of your business. This Receptionist Skills Training Course provides the skills and knowledge needed for those working on reception to provide a great first impression for your business.

The course looks at the behaviours a receptionist will need to demonstrate to give a great first impression. It also looks at the skills needed to handle people in a friendly yet efficient way along with how to deal with irate people and complicated requests.

Course Delivery Options

In-House

Great News! We can deliver our Receptionist Skills Training Course on-site at your business anywhere in the UK.

Online Course

Our Receptionist Skills Training Course is also delivered as a one-day interactive virtual training course.

Bespoke Design

Need something more? We can work with you to design a bespoke Receptionist Skills Training Course for your team.

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This Receptionist Skills Training Course aims to provide those who work in reception areas with the skills and behaviours needed to deliver exceptional service to visitors and customers (both internal and external), providing a great first impression.

Those who attend this Receptionist Skills Training Course will:

  • Understand the importance of the role of reception and the receptionist
  • Know what skills to use and behaviours to demonstrate to provide an excellent service and a great first impression
  • Be able to demonstrate skills to work in a friendly but efficient manner
  • Know how to deal with irate people and complex requests effectively

Here’s what we cover in our Receptionist Skills Training Course:

The Role of Reception and Receptionist

  • What is the role of reception and receptionist
  • The objectives of the receptionist
  • Key challenges faced by the receptionist
  • What do visitors and customers expect of a receptionist

Skills and Behaviours of a Receptionist

  • The skills needed to be an effective receptionist
  • The behaviours a receptionist should demonstrate
  • Giving a bad impression

Individual Skills

  • Looking at the individual skills (i.e. empathy, questioning, assertiveness, communication etc.)
  • Communication styles
  • Questioning and listening
  • Assertiveness

Right First Impression

  • Being aware of your body language, voice and the words you use
  • Maintaining a calm and friendly approach even when it’s busy
  • Being pro-active during quieter times
  • Ensuring people have a great experience with reception

Dealing with Complaints, Irate People and Complex Queries

  • Understanding the common complaints made to reception and how to deal with them
  • Diffusing anger and irate people
  • Understanding complex requests and dealing with them efficiently

We can deliver this Receptionist Skills training course in-house to a group of up to 12 people at your organisation anywhere in the UK

We can tweak the course content to align it closer to your business needs.  The course will be delivered by one of our professional hand picked trainers who will provide the skills and knowledge and allow plenty of time to practice the skills.  They will also ensure that everyone leaves with an action plan that details what they will do next.

To find out more about having a Receptionist Skills training course delivered, fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you.  Be sure to tell us what course you are looking for and in what location.  Alternatively you can call us on 03333 444575.

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