Office Skills Diploma

A really flexible diploma that is designed to help you gain work-ready office skills. It can be tailored to your specific requirements as you can choose four core courses from a list. 

 

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Practical work-ready skills to help get you an office job

 

Employers are always on the lookout for people with practical, work-ready skills who can add value to their business from day one. So if you’ve just left college, are wanting to work in an office environment or are coming back in to the world of employment, the Office Skills Diploma could be the ideal training for you. You’ll learn a wide range of essential skills which will make you stand out in any office, including great IT skills, how to speak the language of business and even how to balance cash books.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

90 hours or 3 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

 

A great foundation for success

Most businesses use the same software packages and handle the day to day running of their office in much the same way. So that’s why our Office Skills Diploma has been designed to teach you the basic skills you will need to a level demanded by most employers, including computer keyboard skills, Microsoft Office and bookkeeping. What’s more, to ensure you understand how a business works and how to communicate effectively with other employees, your diploma will also cover communication at work and health and safety. So with your completed diploma, you’ll have a great breadth of skills and the confidence to work in many different office based roles.

What will you get in return?

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 throughout the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Office Skills Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well-paid office assistant.

Aims and Objectives

Enhance or change your career for the better.

Our Office Skills Diploma has been designed to teach you the basic skills you will need to a level demanded by most employers, including computer keyboard skills, Microsoft Office and book-keeping. What’s more, to ensure you understand how a business works and how to communicate effectively with other employees, your diploma will also cover communication at work and health and safety.

Courses Included

With our Office Skills Diploma, you choose any four core courses from the below list, please note alternative subjects may be chosen if more suitable to your existing skills and career. Our Course Advisors can assist further with tailoring this Diploma to your requirements: -

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

alternative PowerPoint

Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. Flexible to study, you can choose the version of Microsoft Office you wish to study on. 

Bookkeeping Level 2 - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

alternative Sage 50 Accounts

Sage 50 Accounts will equip you with the skills you need to get a good job in an accounts department, or to work for yourself by offering accounting administration services to local firms. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required for this diploma.

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*).

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

 

 

Career Path

A great diploma that can help open the doors to a variety of careers thanks to it's unique tailor-made set up. You could work towards any number of office administration type careers in roles such as Medical Secretary, Legal Secretary, PA, EA or Office Manager. Alternatively, you could utilise the skills gained to kick-start a rewarding career in an accounting role with positions such as Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant or Finance Assistant. 

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Whats 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.

Course

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

Diploma

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

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