Office Skills Diploma

This diploma is fully customisable, allowing you to select four courses that best suit your requirements to help you gain professional expertise in your chosen subjects. 

 

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Is this for you?

Gain practical, work-ready skills to help start your administration career.

Employers are always on the lookout for people with practical, know-how who can add value to their business from day one. So, if you’ve just left college, want to work in an office environment or are coming back in to the world of employment after a break, the Office Skills Diploma could be the ideal training for you. 

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 4 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

Build the foundation for success with this tailor-made Diploma.

This is a popular training programme as it allows you to take full control and choose the courses you want to study. Its flexibility means you could be learning a wide range of essential skills such as Microsoft Office, bookkeeping, Sage accounts and effective business communication for example. There are plenty of options available with over 200 courses to choose from, so you can tailor the Diploma to suit you. 

Want to know more about how to create your perfect training programme? Simply get in touch with a Course Advisor at your nearest centre and they will work with you to select the courses that will give you the skills you require. 

Gain a broad range of skills as well as the confidence in your abilities to put them straight into action in the workplace.

What will you get in return?

A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious training programmes 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 give you flexibility to choose subjects that meet your needs and which will help you achieve you career ambitions. 

Courses Included

You will be required to choose four courses in total for this diploma. Below are some examples of the courses you could choose but there are many other options available. Get in touch with one of our Course Advisors today for more information.

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. 

Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we'll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

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. 

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.

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.

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; either 2013 or 2010. 

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.

Sage 50 Accounts 2017

This Sage 50 Accounts course will help you learn how to process a business’ finances using this globally renowned accounting software. This is essential, interactive training using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes. 

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

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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