- Course Code: UKVC18PRO
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All modern browsers and devices
Problem Solving Certificate
Problem solving is a skill that you need in every single area of your life. From facing unexpected issues at home to confronting workplace challenges, problem solving skills are essential. For those in the business world, not having these skills can be the difference between lucrative success and massive failure.
Coming up with ways in which to identify, address and solve problems is not always easy. Thankfully, there are a few key techniques and methods that you can master, making problem solving a much less daunting task.
This course goes into detail regarding problem solving, including the important problem solving skills that you need to develop.
We begin by giving you a brief introduction to problem solving, along with a discussion of the very basic steps involved.
Next, we discuss the process that you can go through in order to identify why a problem is occurring, along with a step-by-step guide to implementing this strategy in your life.
We also review a four-phase problem solving technique that is commonly used in workplaces across the UK.
Finally, we review the five steps you need to correct an issue once you have identified it.
You will Learn:
- The basic steps involved in solving any problem
- How to determine the root cause of any issue
- How to use one of the most popular problem solving methods currently used in most industries across the country
- How to come up with a series of solutions that may address the issue
- The importance of post-implementation testing and evaluation
Benefits of Taking this Course:
- Learning how to use the five whys of root cause analysis in order to quickly identify the true issue
- Learning the four phases of the PDCA problem solving model
- Understanding the role of collaboration in problem solving attempts
- Learning why you should not rush or judge yourself during the ideas generation process
- Learning what steps to take if the first potential solution does not address or solve the problem at hand
Who can take the Problem Solving Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Problem Solving Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.