Pitman Essential Office Skills Diploma

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Pitman Essential Office Skills Diploma

Who is this course for?

If you’ve just left college, are wanting to work in an office environment or are coming back in to the world of employment, the Office Skills Diploma could be the ideal training for you.

The Office Skills Diploma has been designed to teach you the basic skills you will need to a level demanded by most employers, including computer keyboard skills, Microsoft Office and book-keeping.

What’s more, to ensure you understand how a business works and how to communicate effectively with other employees, your diploma will also cover communication at work and health and safety.


What are the entry requirements for the course?



How long is this course?

This is a distance learning online course. Students have six months to complete this course.

The guideline learning time for the Office Skills Diploma is: –

  • 87 hours flexi study or 3 weeks full-time*

*full-time is based on approx. 20-30 hours a week.


What will I study on this course?

You will choose four core courses from the following list: –

  • Typing OR Typing Speed Development
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Excel Expert
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Book-Keeping Level 2 Module 1
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Sage 50 Accounts


What Qualification will I gain?

A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world.

Businesses throughout the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level.

So with your Office Skills Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well-paid office assistant.


How much will it cost?

£919.00 Including GST


How can I find out more?

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For more information contact bdc@highlands.ac.uk or telephone 608706


Course code: 1566SPOS01