Pitman Training Guildford

Secretarial Diploma

Pitman Training Guildford
Blended learning in Guildford

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Blended
Location Guildford
Class hours 180h
  • Vocational qualification
  • Blended
  • Guildford
  • 180h

Our Secretarial Diploma can be studied at any time and will give you all the skills you need to succeed in finding secretarial employment.
Suitable for: All

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Guildford (Surrey)
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1 Portsmouth Road, GU2 4BL


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Course programme

Secretarial Diploma 

Designed for:
      Individuals who wish to gain a range of essential office and computer skills to fast-track them into a secretarial role.
To provide you with the essential skills to start a secretarial career with complete confidence. 

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, taking you up to a speed of 70 wpm

Effective Business Communication
Learn to communicate effectively in business – by letter, email, telephone and personal presentations.

Business Document Production
Develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents.

Audio Transcription
Learn to type from audio dictation using a variety of correspondence e.g. memos, reports and letters.

Microsoft Word
Learn word processing skills to a good business standard.

Microsoft Excel
Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard.

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 Outlook
Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically.

Recommended Electives – choose TWO: ·      
Introduction to Computers                                        
·       Internet Skills
·       Microsoft Word Expert
·       Microsoft Publisher
·       Microsoft Access
·       Create, Manage and Integrate Files

Others also available
The above are recommended electives for this Diploma. Alternative subjects may be chosen. Please discuss the options with your Course Advisor. 

Equip you to start a new career
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
:        6 weeks full-time* (180 hours flexi study)                                 * based on 20-30 hours a week                        

Additional information

Payment options: Price include VAT, all workbooks and tests
Students per class: 500

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