Specialist Staff Training

Bespoke training for customer facing staff

Sigma plans and delivers a range of training programmes for clients looking to improve the skills and knowledge of their front-line customer advisors

Sigma is an energy sector specialist with circa 85% of our Customer Advisors dedicated to supporting our energy sector clients. Our knowledge and experience in this area has led us to develop and deliver a range of energy specific training programmes for our clients including:

  • Utilise It! – An overview of OFGEM, its regulations and responsibilities to the act (specific to debt).
  • Life Cycle of a Utilities Debt – Establishing knowledge of the collections, recoveries, field visits, warrants and disconnections process for customers. What are the consequences of non-payment / non-engagement?
  • Working with EVE – Provides Advisors with the skills to recognise and adapt their approach to the different types of customers (Emotive, Vague and Engaged), incorporating techniques to enhance communication and influence.
  • Call Management – Provides Advisors with the skills and confidence to open, lead and close a call, retaining control of the conversation at all times. This includes active listening and handling conflict.
  • Challenge or an Opportunity? – Examining the difference between an objection and a dispute and the various methods to handle each.
  • Getting the Right Plan – Focussing on practices and skills to help Advisors determine the best outcome for the customer based on their individual circumstances.
  • Vulnerability and Debt – How to identify vulnerability, including Financial Hardship and other vulnerabilities and how they relate to debt. Focusing on getting the right outcome for vulnerable customers in debt.
  • Technical Training (Debt Specific) –The system and / or process knowledge that is required when handling debt discussions and setting payment plans (e.g. I & E screens, payment arrangements, etc.).
Redditch Office
Grosvenor House
Prospect Hill
B97 4DL

Birmingham Office
46 The Priory Queensway
B4 7LR