Exceptional Service Skills for Technical People / Support

(4.8 based on 48 reviews)

It takes more than technical ability to deliver an exceptional experience for users and a positive / respectful working relationship between colleagues.

Hamilton Mercer’s unique Methodologies are proven to uplift the service capabilities of technical people, improve internal communications / sharing of information and boost productivity.

Who should attend?

Technical people (at all levels) interacting with users and colleagues on the phone, face to face or via written communications.

Course content – 90mins modules

Module 1: Service Philosophy, Responsibilities and Standards

Learning Outcomes

  • Consistently deliver exceptional service to users and colleagues.
  • Anticipate needs and add genuine value.
  • Deal with unrealistic/unreasonable requests.
  • Managing expectations / keeping users informed.


  • Establishing a Common Service Language
  • Service Levels Framework™
  • Proactively Saying No to Requests

Module 2: Effective Troubleshooting / Creating Informative Tickets

Learning Outcomes

  • Acknowledge the impact/significance of requests from a technical and emotional perspective.
  • Simultaneously troubleshoot and create informative notes.
  • Consider the usefulness of information documented when escalating to other teams.
  • Aim for first time fix and maximising productivity.


  • Investigative Questioning Techniques
  • Creating Informative Notes

Module 3: User-Focused Communication Skills

Learning Outcomes

  • Make users feel comfortable by adapting terminology and consider learning styles.
  • Select the most suitable time to educate users.


  • Communicating with Non-Technical People
  • Educating Users Tactfully

Module 4: Structuring Difficult Conversations

Learning Outcomes

  • Handle minor shortfalls seamlessly.
  • Careful structuring of communications to increase the likelihood of users accepting bad news.


  • Creating a Seamless Customer Experience
  • Credibly Delivering Bad News

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Learning formats

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  • Comprehensive seven-step approach to identify your requirements.
  • Tailored course content.
  • Manager development tools provided.
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Scheduled Courses
Come to Us - Across the UK

  • One day courses.
  • Lunch at our on-site restaurants and refreshments provided.
  • Pre-course questionnaires to establish key development areas.
  • Personal action plans to support skills reinforcement.
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Available Courses - Book yours now

£297.00 excl. VAT

Exceptional Service Skills for Technical People/Support

Thu 13 Aug 2020
09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
£297.00 excl. VAT

Exceptional Service Skills for Technical People/Support

Tue 15 Sep 2020
09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
£297.00 excl. VAT

Exceptional Service Skills for Technical People/Support

Tue 03 Nov 2020
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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