Contact Centre and business process outsourcing support NQF 3


SAQA ID 93997


1 Year




This qualification is intended for persons who already work as Call Centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing agents or who wish to join the Call Centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing industry. The qualification provides an introduction to contact centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing operations.  

The qualification will equip learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills to be able to supply high quality customer service. Learners will be provided with competencies to handle both inbound and outbound interactions/traffic, within different types of operations of contact centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing. The qualification develops skills in the use of various communication channels e.g. telephone, fax, email, internet, intranet, multifunction devices, webchat, SMS and letters. The qualification also develops skills in dealing with walk-in clients. The qualification will also provide learning opportunities in the knowledge and skills required to perform back office processes and tasks. 

Contact Centres and/or Business Process Outsourcing have become key business tools integral to the way organisations achieve their business objectives. Contact centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing is a growing industry requiring career development and progression opportunities. 

Learners accessing this qualification will be able to work in call centres involving marketing, account management, sales, hospitality, tourism, emergency services, retail, telecommunications, financial services, credit control, etc. The qualification covers the foundational areas of the contact centre and/or Business Process Outsourcing agent’s role in the workplace. 

This qualification is needed to empower entry level employees to deal effectively with the public and to make a meaningful, positive contribution to customer satisfaction and to the image of the organisation.  

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