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260 hours of class
Method / place Blended in Guildford (Surrey)
Brief description To provide you with both excellent IT and business skills to support senior executives. Suitable for: Individuals who wish to gain comprehensive secretarial, business and computer skills in preparation for a career as a Personal Assistant at high-level management.
Certificate / Qualification Pitman Training Diploma
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Executive PA Diploma
Designed for: Individuals who wish to gain comprehensive secretarial, business and computer skills in preparation for a career as a Personal Assistant at high-level management.
Objectives: To provide you with both excellent IT and business skills to support senior executives.
Course Content Core Subjects
Computer Keyboard Skills –Learn how to touch type accurately, using the correct keyboard technique.
Keyboard Speed Development – Develop your typing speed to improve productivity using graded copying exercises and timed dictations. A number of stages are available up to 70 wpm.
Effective Business Communication – Learn to communicate effectively in business – by letter, email, telephone and personal presentations OR:
Business Document Production – Develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents.
Microsoft Word – Learn word processing skills to a good business standard.
Microsoft Word Expert – Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, graphs, macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.
Microsoft Outlook – Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically.
Audio Transcription – Learn audio typing techniques to produce documents to a high degree of accuracy and skill.
Microsoft Excel – Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard.
Microsoft Excel Expert – Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables.
Microsoft PowerPoint – Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks, and applying transition and timing effects to a slide show.
Microsoft Access – Develop database skills from initial design stage to running reports and queries.
Go – Make a Difference! – Learn to make a difference, professionally and personally, through self-development.
Teeline or Pitman 2000 shorthand – Learn the complete theory of either shorthand system. This will enable you to take notes at speeds up to 70 wpm.
Recommended Electives – choose FOUR:
Introduction to Computers
Create, Manage and Integrate Files
Shorthand Speed Development
Dreamweaver (Web Design)
Office 2007 Fast (Modules 1-3)
Office 2007 Fast (Modules 4-6)
The above are recommended electives for this Diploma. Alternative subjects may be chosen. Please discuss all the options with your Course Advisor. Benefits
The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace.
Personalised workbooks to use as a reference guide on completion of your training.
The opportunity to gain a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers.
Guideline Learning Time: 12 weeks full-time* (320 hours flexi study) 10 weeks full-time* (260 hours flexi study) * based on 20-30 hours a week