Qualification details

BSB40312 - Certificate IV in Customer Contact (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 13/Apr/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced18/Mar/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced18/Dec/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB40311 - Certificate IV in Customer ContactCore unit BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace replaced with BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements - EQUIVALENT. 17/Dec/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSB40315 - Certificate IV in Customer EngagementUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Title changed to reflect industry practice. 24/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCCO403A - Schedule customer contact activitySchedule customer contact activity Elective
BSBCCO404A - Collect, analyse and record informationCollect, analyse and record information Elective
BSBCCO405A - Survey stakeholders to gather and record informationSurvey stakeholders to gather and record information Elective
BSBCCO406A - Run a multicentreRun a multicentre Elective
BSBCCO407A - Administer customer contact technologyAdminister customer contact technology Elective
BSBCOM401B - Organise and monitor the operation of compliance management systemOrganise and monitor the operation of compliance management system Elective
BSBCOM402B - Implement processes for the management of a breach in compliance requirementsImplement processes for the management of a breach in compliance requirements Elective
BSBCOM403B - Provide education and training on compliance requirements and systemsProvide education and training on compliance requirements and systems Elective
BSBCOM404B - Promote and liaise on compliance requirements, systems and related issuesPromote and liaise on compliance requirements, systems and related issues Elective
BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 541111 Call Or Contact Centre Team Leader 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6191-11 Inquiry Clerk 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Local Government Administration,Customer Service,Business Administration,Retail Management,Advertising and Marketing,Human Resource Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Scheduler,Customer Service Team Leader,Call Centre Analyst,Call Centre Team Leader,Call Centre Scheduler,Analyst,Sales Team Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 541111 Call Or Contact Centre Team Leader 06/May/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6191-11 Inquiry Clerk 06/May/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 06/May/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 18/Dec/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 3

This version first released with BSB07 Business Training Package Version 8.1.

Replaces and is equivalent to BSB40312 Certificate IV in Customer Contact - updated elective units with the most current equivalent unit.

Release 2

This version first released with BSB07 Business Services Training Package Version 8.0.

  • Elective units:
  • BSBHRM402A replaced with BSBHRM405A
  • BSBPMG404A Apply quality management techniques replaced with BSBPMG411A Apply project quality management techniques
  • BSBPMG407A Apply risk management techniques replaced with BSBPMG415A Apply project risk management techniques
  • BSBPMG510A replaced with BSBPMG522A.

Release 1

This Qualification first released with BSB07 Business Training Package version 7.0.

Replaces and is equivalent to BSB40311 Certificate IV in Customer Contact.

Updated Core Unit:

  • BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace replaced with BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who typically undertake complex customer interactions, often as a team leader and with significant authority to delegate.

Duties at this level may include using multi-channel communications; receiving and responding to complex customer requests or enquiries; handling customer complaints; applying key performance indicators; leading a team; coaching staff; scheduling and organising; and gathering, interpreting and organising data capture.

Candidates undertaking this qualification require sound communication and interpersonal skills.

They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Job roles 

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • contact centre team leader
  • quality assurance coordinator
  • customer contact coach
  • analyst
  • scheduler
  • complex enquiry customer contact operator.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Preferred pathway for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • BSB30211 Certificate III in Customer Contact or other relevant qualifications
  • vocational experience assisting in a range of support roles without a formal business qualification.

Pathways from the qualification 

  • BSB50311 Diploma of Customer Contact or a range of other Diploma qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

  • communicating with team members and management to ensure open communication channels and to clarify issues
  • resolving conflict and disputes in the work team

Teamwork

  • being a role model for other team members
  • consulting and developing objectives with the work team

Problem-solving

  • developing risk management approaches
  • developing techniques to address faults and inefficiencies

Initiative and enterprise

  • identifying and developing opportunities for improved work practices

Planning and organising

  • monitoring and adjusting operational performance by producing short-term plans, planning and acquiring resources and reporting on performance
  • preparing work plans and budgets

Self-management

  • actively seeking feedback on own performance from clients and colleagues
  • prioritising tasks

Learning

  • coaching and mentoring colleagues and team members to support the introduction of change

Technology

  • using business technology such as computer programs and telecommunications to collect and manage information

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13  

3 core units  plus

10 elective units  of which:

  • 4 units must be from Group A elective units below
  • the remaining 6 units may be from Group A or Group B elective units, or from qualifications at the same level or one higher in any endorsed Training Package or accredited course
  • up to 2 units may be from a Certificate III level qualification.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals

BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements 

Elective units

Group A

BSBCCO403A Schedule customer contact activity

BSBCCO404A Collect, analyse and record information

BSBCCO405A Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

BSBCCO406A Run a multicentre

BSBCCO407A Administer customer contact technology

BSBCUS402B Address customer needs

BSBCUS403B Implement customer service standards

BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace

BSBMKG402B Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets

BSBWOR403A Manage stress in the workplace

Group B

BSBCOM401B Organise and monitor the operation of compliance management system

BSBCOM402B Implement processes for the management of a breach in compliance requirements

BSBCOM403B Provide education and training on compliance requirements and systems

BSBCOM404B Promote and liaise on compliance requirements, systems and related issues

BSBHRM405A Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

BSBINM401A Implement workplace information system

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLED501A Develop a workplace learning environment

BSBMGT402A Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403A Implement continuous improvement

BSBMGT405A Provide personal leadership

BSBPMG411A Apply project quality management techniques

BSBPMG415A Apply project risk management techniques

BSBPMG522A Undertake project work

BSBSLS501A Develop a sales plan

BSBSLS502A Lead and manage a sales team

BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR401A Establish effective workplace relationships

CHCINF505D Meet statutory and organisation information requirements

CHCPOL403C Undertake research activities

ICASAS305A Provide IT advice to clients

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