Is This for You?

This course is for those wanting to gain a solid grounding in core office administration skills. Excellent if you’re looking for a career as a PA, Senior Administrator, EA or Office Manager for example.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 125 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Flexible
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Diploma
Duration
125 hours or 5 weeks full-time study

About This Diploma

This course is for those wanting to gain a solid grounding in core office administration skills. Excellent if you’re looking for a career as a PA, Senior Administrator, EA or Office Manager for example.

The computer skills employers are seeking

To stand out in today’s demanding business world, you’ll need to demonstrate that your computer skills are superior to those around you. Our Office IT Diploma is designed to equip you with the essential IT skills you’ll need to be a highly valued member of any team.

Progress your career with our diploma

Our Office IT Diploma will give you a great foundation to take your career in any direction. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you have a sound understanding of the widely used Microsoft packages and that you can communicate effectively in a professional business environment.

The diploma will teach you excellent computer keyboard skills and speed development – ensuring you can type quickly and accurately using the correct technique.

You’ll also learn how to master Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. With your completed diploma, you’ll have invaluable skills which will help you get a rewarding job with good career prospects.

What will you get in return?

Businesses throughout the UK and Ireland recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Office IT Diploma, you’ll have worldclass skills to get a highly valued, well paid job in any office.

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Aims and Objectives

Our Office IT Diploma will give you a great foundation to take your career in any direction. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you have a sound understanding of the widely used Microsoft packages and that you can communicate effectively in a professional business environment.v

You’ll learn how to master the most widely used computer software programs and gain excellent keyboard skills to ensure you can keep up with the fast pace of a thriving office environment.

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Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

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. Common ways people fund their training include: –

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.

Career Path

This diploma is designed to give you vital know-how on the key office IT application, Microsoft Office. This can be useful for many careers including secretarial and administration roles, finance and accounts positions as well as managerial roles

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.