Secretarial Diploma

Pitman Training - Forres Morayshire
Blended learning in Forres/Inverness (Scotland)

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Important information

Typology Course
Methodology Blended
Location Forres/inverness (Scotland)
Duration 6 Weeks
  • Course
  • Blended
  • Forres/inverness (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    6 Weeks

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

Important information

Government funding available


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
1st Floor, The Royal Bank Building, 57 High Street, IV36 1PB, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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Starts On request
1st Floor, The Royal Bank Building, 57 High Street, IV36 1PB, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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· Requirements

No formal entry requirements. If you would prefer to study as distance learning then you must have access to a PC


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Course programme

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. OR • 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 The above are recommended electives for this Diploma. Alternative subjects may be chosen. Please discuss the options with your Course Advisor. Benefits  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

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