Pitman English Diploma

The Pitman English Diploma is an innovative way to develop your English language skills whilst also gaining some key skills in business communication. 

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Is this for you?

If you would like to improve your English language skills to help increase your career prospects, this is the ideal Diploma. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 75 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

Around 75 hours

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About this diploma

Improve your English for career success.

The English language is one of the most common languages in business and trade across the globe. Improving your fluency, whatever level you are at, can increase your career prospects, and open up doors to new opportunities.

The Pitman English Diploma has been designed to help you get to grips with reading, writing, speaking and listening, whilst also assisting you in developing communication channels such as business communication and social media. This diploma offers a wide and varied range of learning methods which will not just help to ensure you increase your competency, but also enjoy learning at the same time.

Pitman English gives you the ability to test and track your progress along the way, combining online resources with live tutoring sessions. This component is available in 3, 6 and 12 month packages* depending on your current ability and desired level of achievement.

*Minimum package is 3 months. 

Aims and Objectives

This course will help you learn the English language to a level that will help you in your career. You'll get to grips with reading, writing, speaking and listening. 

Courses Included

Pitman English

Pitman Training’s online English course will help you improve key English language areas: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking.

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. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose four additional elective courses. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Instagram for Business

The Instagram course will help you learn more about the image sharing platform and how it can help with business marketing.

Pinterest for Business

This Pinterest course will give you a great understanding on how to best utilise this visual, image-sharing platform from the point of view of a business. 

LinkedIn for Jobseekers

If you're looking to maximise your reach and network whilst searching for a new role, this course will give you valuable advice and guidance on making sure you’re using LinkedIn to its fullest.

Blogging for Business

This course stages by exploring and using other people’s blogs to gain exposure, to creating and managing your own blog, producing and distributing posts through social media channels, and building a network of fellow bloggers.

Video for Business

This short online course walks you through the technical aspects you need to know to create professional business videos, and also help to understand how this fits into the wider marketing mix.

LinkedIn for Business

This course is designed to bring you up to speed with using LinkedIn in a business environment. It guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.

Google+ for Business

Google+ for Business is an online course that takes the mystery out of one of the most under-utilised social media platforms. From setting up your Google+ profile, joining circles, sharing documents and publishing articles no stone is left unturned.

Twitter for Business

This is a short online course that takes you through the basics of how to get started on this popular social media platform enabling you to use effectively for a number of different purposes. 

Facebook for Business

Learn how to use facebook to help promote and market your company. Looking at how businesses can maximise their social media presence we look at the whole spectrum of opportunities that this social media platform offers a business.

 

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business

This is a short online course that starts to take the mystery out of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) so you can understand how you can use it to your advantage. 

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites required but some basic English language understanding will be required. Please speak to a Course Advisor about sitting the Proficiency Assessment to work out your current level of English language ability.

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 will not only help you learn great communication skills but you'll study the English language so that you can confidently listen, read, speak and write in English in whatever career you choose. 

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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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