Secretarial Diploma

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Pitman Training Aberdeen

Course details

Course description

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. Tutor support is available throughout this course as and when required. Core Courses Typaz and Typaz Speed In just 25 hours, typing speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. You’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. Building your speed and accuracy, our Typaz Speed touch-typing course will take you to speeds of 40-60 words per minute. or Typaz Professional For those needing high proficiency at touch-typing and keyboard skills. The course lasts up to 40 hours and includes the alpha-numeric keys and high-end learning materials. Effective Business Communication This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which are often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 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. or Word Expert This training 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 ten 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. or Excel Expert Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet program to an advanced level. 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. PowerPoint Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. 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. Successful Meetings and Minutes Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job. This course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking. or Meetings and Minutes Seminar This one-day tutor-led seminar is one of our most popular seminars ideal for anyone involved in organising meetings and taking notes at those meetings. You’ll learn how to prepare ahead of the meeting, how to take effective minutes and work effectively post-meeting to maximise your effectiveness and help manage your time effectively. Audio Transcription Audio Transcription is a valuable skill to gain, with applications in many industry sectors. This course will help you learn how to operate audio transcribing equipment and become proficient in document transcription. or Marketing Essentials Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market the company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products. Choose two elective courses.

Provided by

Pitman Training Aberdeen

01224 595277

Provider website

469 Union Street

ABERDEEN

AB11 6DB

Funding

ITA funding available

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements.

Course options

Course details

Flexible

18th Nov 2021 to 18th Nov 2022

Cost: £2,162.50 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

Pitman Training Centre - Aberdeen

469 Union Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6DB

Who to contact

Iain Hossack

Training Manager

iain-aberdeen@pitman-training.net

01224 595277

Apply for ITA funding

Course details

Distance learning

18th Nov 2021 to 18th Nov 2022

Cost: £2,162.50 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

Pitman Training Centre - Aberdeen

469 Union Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6DB

Who to contact

Iain Hossack

Training Manager

iain-aberdeen@pitman-training.net

01224 595277

Apply for ITA funding