Secretarial Diploma

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This Diploma will give you practical, hands-on core secretarial skills to enable you to work effectively in an office administration support role. Ideal for those new to this profession or those who want to refresh their secretarial skills.

Diploma
180 Hours | 15 weeks

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Build a career in an exciting, in-demand profession.

This training is ideal for anyone searching for practical, hands-on core secretarial skills that enable you to work effectively in an office administration support role. Ideal for those new to this profession or those who want to refresh their secretarial skills.

Common Job Titles

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Coordinator
  • Receptionist

Job Skills

  • Office Software Proficiency
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Problem Solving

Potential Salary Outcome

£25,000 – £35,000

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Our Graduates Get Hired by Top UK and Global Companies

About This Diploma

Gone are the days when being a secretary meant simply taking care of the typing, filing and answering of phones.

Today, a great secretary is central to the smooth running of any business, ensuring day-to-day activities happen in the most efficient manner. With our Secretarial Diploma you’ll learn the essential skills to be a highly regarded Secretary or Personal Assistant, working under pressure and prioritising workloads which allow executives and managers to work more effectively.

A Pitman Training diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Businesses recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. With your Secretarial Diploma, you’ll have world class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well paid secretary.

Objectives

Maximise your chances of success

  • Mastering Database and Filing Systems
  • Enhancing Professionalism
  • Organization and Time Management

If you’re keen to gain a job working as a Secretary or Administrator, you’ll require excellent skills in IT, organisation,  good composure, flexibility, plus strong interpersonal and communication abilities.

This diploma is designed to develop your keyboard speeds, teach you how to master the most common business software packages, and give you excellent communication techniques. You’ll also be able to choose from a number of elective subjects to complement your diploma.

Overall, the Secretarial Diploma is an excellent course as the opportunities for a highly qualified secretary are endless. The role of a secretary is absolutely pivotal to any organisation’s success, with the skills you learn being transferable across many different industries.

Courses Included

MARKETING ESSENTIALS

AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION

EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

EXCEL

WORD

TYPAZ PROFESSIONAL

OUTLOOK

SPEEDWRITING

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Financial Aid Solutions Tailored to Your Needs

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments.

Self Funded

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres.
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

  • Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

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Meet Sandy, our dedicated Centre Manager at Pitman Training Guildford!

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