SDI© Service Desk Analyst encourages students to participate in group exercises and discussions in order to identify the roles and responsibilities of the modern Service Desk. Students debate the skills, knowledge and attributes required for staff to succeed in their roles, learn the importance of customer relationship management, and review the service skills required to develop and maintain good working relationships with customers and peers. The SDI Service Desk Analyst training course also looks at support methodologies and technologies and the tools utilized within the Service Desk. It reviews key issues such as: service level agreements; the benefits and pitfalls and the importance of metrics; the implementation of service management processes and effective problem solving techniques that a Service Desk Analyst can utilize.
The SDI Service Desk Analyst course ensures analysts work to consistent, industry recognized standards and in line with best practice guidelines. It reviews the four key concepts covered in the standards: Professionalism and Roles, Analyst Skills, Process, Supported technologies and enabling tools, on which are based the skills, competencies and knowledge that a Service Desk analyst requires in order to deliver professional and effective support. The course is based upon the standards and objectives for SDI©’s Service Desk Analyst qualification and ensures that students are provided with the knowledge, information and tools to take the SDA exam. Students will receive an SDI© Service Desk Analyst classroom workbook containing all of the presentation materials, course notes, case study and sample exams.
An SDI© Service Desk Foundation certificate and at least 9 months work experience in an IT and support environment.
Front-line IT service and support analysts with some experience in a first-line or second-line service desk environment. For analysts looking to grow in their role and gain a recognised qualification in their profession, this course will help them to develop practical skills whilst earning a certificate that endorses their commitment and knowledge.
Upon successful completion of the training and examination, students will receive the SDI Service Desk Analyst certification.