Training

We’ll help you make the most of FixMyStreet Pro to reduce customer service tasks and improve your response times

FixMyStreet Pro is already extremely user-friendly and easy to use — both for members of the public making reports, and for the council staff who see those reports through to fulfilment.

That said, it’s good to ensure that you’re making the most of every feature. That’s why we offer free training for your staff, when you opt for the Boulevard or Avenue tiers.

Training Plans

Boulevard

Training workshop for up to 12 staff – usually across two or three sessions – covering admin, setup, customer service workflow, and performance reporting.

Avenue

Training workshop for up to 40 staff – usually across five or six sessions – covering admin, setup, customer service workflow, performance reporting and inspection services.

We’ll come to you

Wherever you’re located in the UK, our trainer will come to your place of work so that your team can learn the ropes on the same machines they’ll be using to access FixMyStreet Pro each day.

Small groups for maximum progress

We train up to eight members of staff per session, so that we can give full attention to each person, dealing with individual issues or questions as they arise. Each session takes two hours, and we can run up to three sessions per day.

Training will be tailored to staff roles (i.e. customer service officers, inspectors, superadmin, etc). We can train all types of staff at once, but if practical, and if you have multiple workshops booked, it’s very helpful to have staff who will hold the same role in the same session.

Become experts

During the training, you’ll learn about:

Admin and setup

  • Creating staff accounts and logins
  • Making template responses
  • Specifying report types
  • Creating priority flags
  • Defining access by area and/or issue
  • Setting up and using alerts
  • Integrating with other council systems

Customer service workflow

  • The report journey
  • Locating specific reports
  • Updating, editing or moderating a report
  • Changing a report’s state
  • Hiding reports or reporter’s name
  • Making and editing updates
  • Reporting on behalf of someone else
  • Viewing all reports
Performance reporting

  • Using the dashboard to understand your council’s report frequency
  • Tracking average fulfilment times
  • Specifying custom reporting requirements
  • Integration with other reporting systems
Additionally, inspectors will learn how to:

  • Create a shortlist
  • Update the status of an issue

There’ll also be plenty of time for asking questions and discussing any issues specific to your council.

What you’ll need

A quiet room with capacity for the attendees plus the instructor, where each member of staff has access to FixMyStreet via a computer terminal with an internet connection (or, at a stretch, two members of staff to a machine).

Ideally, our instructor will also have access to a digital projector and screen, and a whiteboard or flipchart.

Participants should bring the necessary equipment to take notes, either by hand or on their computer — either way, they will need to access these notes for reference in the coming weeks.

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