Reception Skills Overview

Reception Skills Training Course Outline

Module 1: Dealing with and Recognising Different Types of Callers

  • Screamer
  • Rambler
  • Ladder
  • Demander

Module 2: Understanding the Role of a Receptionist

  • Duties of a Receptionist
  • Characteristics of a Great Receptionist
  • How to Prepare for a Receptionist Interview?
  • Popular Interview Questions
  • Effective Time Management

Module 3: Importance of First Impressions

  • Introduction
  • Tips on Creating a Good First Impression
  • Importance of Telephone Manners
  • Creating a Good First Impression on the Telephone

Module 4: Projecting a Professional Image

  • How to Conduct Yourself Professionally in the Workplace?
  • Stay in Control
  • Non-Verbal Communication in Business
  • Dress Sense
  • Clarity and Direction
  • Hands and Gestures
  • How to Write a Professional Email?

Module 5: Successful Questioning Techniques

  • Introduction
  • Leading or “Loaded”
  • Recall and Process
  • Types of Questions
  • Funneling
  • Interpreting Disguises
  • Open Questions
  • Probing

Module 6: Maintaining a Positive Attitude

  • Change Your Language from Negative to Positive
  • Ways to Manage Stress
  • Self-Motivation
  • Self Confidence
  • Healthy Lifestyle

Module 7: Building Rapport Techniques

  • Overview
  • Rapport Building Techniques

Module 8: Effective Listening Skills

  • Listening Skills
  • Things to Avoid When on the Phone

Module 9: Dealing with Cold Callers

  • Overview
  • Corporate TPS
  • Things to Note About Corporate TPS
  • Tips on How to Deal with Cold Callers

Module 10: Tone, Pitch, and Pace

  • Introduction
  • Process of Communication
  • Effective Communication

Module 11: Dealing with Difficult Callers, Remaining Calm, and Professional

  • Work as Quickly as Possible
  • Listen to the Entire Story First
  • Apologise
  • Make Sure You Understand
  • Try to Solve the Issue
  • Compensate the Customer for their Trouble

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Who should attend this Receptionist Training?

The Receptionist Course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their skills as a Receptionist in organisations of various industries. This Receptionist Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Aspiring and Current Receptionists
  • Front Desk Managers
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Office Managers
  • Hospitality Industry Staff
  • Retail Associates at Information Desks

Prerequisites of the Receptionist Training

There are no formal prerequisites for the Receptionist Course. However, a basic understanding of office procedures or customer service would be beneficial for delegates.

Receptionist Training Course Overview

Reception skills are crucial for creating a positive first impression in any organisation. This course provides comprehensive training on effective communication, customer service, and administrative tasks, equipping participants with the essential skills to excel in reception roles. Mastering these skills is vital for enhancing the overall experience of clients and visitors, ensuring smooth and efficient operations at the front desk.

Proficiency in this Receptionist Course is important for professionals in various fields, including Front Desk Staff, Administrative Assistants, Office Managers, and anyone involved in customer-facing roles. By mastering these skills, individuals can ensure smooth operations, improve customer satisfaction, and contribute to a welcoming environment. This expertise is particularly valuable in industries such as hospitality, healthcare, corporate offices, and any business that prioritises customer interaction.

This 1-day Receptionist Training Course provided by The Knowledge Academy will equip delegates with practical skills and knowledge to perform their duties efficiently. Delegates will learn through interactive sessions and hands-on activities, enabling them to handle reception tasks with confidence and professionalism. The training will cover various aspects, from greeting visitors to handling administrative duties and addressing customer queries effectively.

Course Objectives

  • To develop effective communication skills, ensuring clear and professional interactions
  • To enhance customer service techniques, creating a positive experience for clients and visitors
  • To manage phone calls and emails efficiently, ensuring prompt and accurate responses
  • To improve time management and organisational skills, enabling smooth workflow and task prioritisation
  • To handle difficult situations and complaints professionally, maintaining calm and resolving issues effectively
  • To maintain a professional appearance and demeanour, reflecting the organisation’s values

Upon completing the Receptionist Course, delegates will receive a Receptionist Certification, validating their newly acquired reception skills and demonstrating their commitment to professional development. This Receptionist Certification will enhance their career prospects and serve as a testament to their capability in handling reception duties with excellence.

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What’s included in this Reception Training?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors          
  • Receptionist Certificate        
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Reception Skills. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Reception Skills, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Reception Skills. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Reception Skills sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Reception Skills at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Reception Skills offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Reception Skills FAQs

A Receptionist Course trains individuals in administrative, communication, and customer service skills required for front desk operations. It's designed for those seeking to start or enhance their careers as receptionists in various industries, including healthcare and hospitality.
No examination is included for this Receptionist Course.
There are no formal prerequisites for the Receptionist Course. However, a basic understanding of office procedures or customer service would be beneficial for delegates.
No prior certifications are needed to take this course. It is designed for beginners and those looking to enhance their administrative skills, making it accessible to anyone interested in pursuing a career as a Receptionist.
No, there is no pre-course reading for this course.
In this Receptionist Course, you'll learn essential skills including effective communication, customer service, time management, office technology proficiency, and administrative duties, preparing you to manage front office operations efficiently and professionally in various business environments.
Yes, the Receptionist Certification is ideal for career switchers, offering foundational skills in communication, customer service, and office management, making it easier to transition smoothly into a receptionist role with confidence and professionalism.
This Receptionist Course is a 1-day training course, during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
Our Receptionist Course stands out with its comprehensive curriculum, practical hands-on training, expert instructors, and focus on modern office technologies, ensuring participants gain the skills needed to excel in today’s dynamic workplace environment.
Completing this training opens up career prospects in various sectors, including corporate offices, healthcare facilities, hotels, and educational institutions. Graduates can advance to roles like Office Manager, Executive Assistant, or Administrative Coordinator.
Yes, the Receptionist Course will cover strategies for enhancing business relationships and fostering client loyalty by teaching effective communication techniques, active listening skills, and professional demeanor, ensuring positive interactions that build trust and long-term client satisfaction.
Receptionists support sales and marketing by managing initial customer interactions, directing inquiries to the right departments, maintaining a welcoming environment, assisting with administrative tasks, and gathering customer feedback to inform marketing strategies and improve customer satisfaction.
The Knowledge Academy in Philippines stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this Receptionist Certification Course.
The training fees for Reception Skills certification in Philippines starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Reception Skills.
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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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