This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs, deliver and monitor customer service and identify improvements in the provision of customer service.

It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts. In this role, individuals often exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of customer service to provide technical advice and support to customers over short or long term interactions.


  1. Identify customer needs
  2. Deliver a service to customers
  3. Monitor and report on service delivery

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • use communication skills to establish rapport and build relationships with customers in accordance with organisational requirements
  • identify customer needs using appropriate questioning and active listening skills
  • provide customer service in accordance with organisational requirements
  • respond to and record customer feedback and action taken according to organisational standards, policies and procedures
  • produce a report which identifies and recommends ways to improve service delivery.

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • key provisions of relevant legislation from all levels of government that may affect aspects of business operations
  • organisational policy and procedures for customer service, including handling customer complaints
  • examples of verifiable evidence that could be used to review customer satisfaction
  • outline the interpersonal skills needed for serving customers, including customers with specific needs.

Nominal hours = 35 hours