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Office Admin and Reception Skills

1Training
Course summary
40 hours
349 GBP
English
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

Office Admin and Reception Skills

Overview

Those working in an administration or reception role will often be promoted once they have sufficient experience, so it’s a good way to get your foot in the door of your chosen industry. We provide a course which will give you practical knowledge and training in the fundamentals of administration and reception. Understand the role itself, and learn all of the skills needed. You will be trained in word processing, spread sheets, PowerPoint and other relevant software. As well as this, you’ll understand the relevant office and admin tasks and will be able to deliver excellent customer service.

Our online courses offer you the opportunity to study 24/7 wherever you are in the world. These online courses are open to anyone, all you need is an interest in learning! We give you access to world-class learning led by IAP.

Why should you choose 1Training?

  • No Hidden Fees
  • The price shown on findcourse is for the whole course, including the final exam and free e-certificate.
  • Accredited qualification
  • Excellent quality video tutorials
  • You'll be eligible for an NUS Discount Card
  • Get one year's access to the course
  • Get support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join our friendly online learning platform
  • Our Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. So, you can access your course on Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

  • Job hunters & School leavers
  • College or University student & graduates
  • Personal assistant & Receptionist
  • Assistant for company director
  • New or Temporary staff
  • Office Administrators & Office managers
  • Office clerk, Marketing assistant & Administration Assistant
  • Secretary or Executive
  • Web content writers & Bloggers
  • Technical, business & Report writers

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English and basic IT knowledge
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certification

If you pass the exam successfully then you will be awarded a Office Administration & Reception Skills Certificate.

Training Course Content

What skills are you going to get from this course?

The course provides the the opportunity to gain recognised skills in:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Diary management, record keeping and filing
  • Business, report and e-mail writing
  • Handling confidential documents
  • Taking notes, dictating, and proofreading
  • Arranging interviews, bookings, and travel
  • Delivering mail
  • Speed reading and speed typing
  • Creating an effective CV and cover letter
  • Receptionist, customer service skills, and telephone skills

Course Curriculum

1. Diary management

  • Diary Management
  • Diary and Time Management with Outlook

2. Business reports and letter writing

  • Business Writing Skills
  • Introduction to Business Report Writing
  • Exploring Reports
  • How to Prepare for Writing

3. E-mails writing tips

  • Introduction to Effective Email Writing
  • Writing Email Messages
  • Email Manners

4. Handling confidential documents

5. Successful meeting minutes

6. Note taking

7. Data management, record keeping and filing

8. Appointment booking and arranging interviews

9. Delivering postal mail

10. Dictating

11. Tips for speed reading

12. Creating an effective cv and cover letter

  • Business Resumes & Job Applications
  • How to Gather Information for Your CV
  • Write your CV
  • CV Writing Tips and Layouts
  • Different CV Formats
  • Saving a CV to Different Formats and Online CV Banks
  • Finishing Your CV

13. Typing speed development

14. Microsoft word

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • First Step to MS Word
  • Text Editing & Formatting
  • Formatting Paragraph and Pages
  • Creating Styles, Themes, Number and Bullets
  • Columns & Tables
  • Macros and Proofing
  • Sharing and Reviewing Documents
  • Modify Word Document

15. Microsoft excel

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
  • Data Entering
  • Creating Formulas and Functions
  • Formatting
  • Worksheet Views, Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
  • IF, VLOOKUP, and Power Functions, Security & Sharing
  • Data Management, Data Analysis Tools
  • PivotTables & Macros

16. Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Working with Presentations & Slides
  • Adding Pictures & Contents to Slides
  • Adding Shapes, Diagrams, Charts, Video, Audio, and Animation to Slides
  • Preparing & Delivering Speech
  • Reusing and Sharing Presentations

17. Microsoft outlook

  • Getting Started with Outlook
  • Adding and Connecting Accounts, Reading & Organizing Mails
  • Creating and Sending Mail, Creating and Working with People
  • Working with Delegates & Calendars
  • Creating Tasks and Notes, Working with Outlook Data

18. Receptionist and customer service skills

  • The 90: 90 Principle to create a powerful first impression
  • Hot Telephone Tips
  • Get the facts- ask the right questions
  • Discuss Solutions- learning to listen
  • Dealing with difficult customers

Course Duration

Learners will have 365 days access to their chosen course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. If you need to extend your course access duration, it can be done at any time by extending your subscription.

Method of Assessment

  • At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple-choice question assessment test. This online multiple-choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, all learners will be awarded a FREE e-certificate (PDF format), and can also pay only £19 to receive a printed version of the certificate if they wish.

Expenses

Now  £349

Was £699

Continuing Studies

Career path

There are different paths in which your career could develop. You can be an office administrator, office manager, team supervisor or you can become a Personal Assistant for company director and executives or for senior management positions.

About provider

1 Training - Together, shaping your future

1 Training has established an excellent reputation in the UK for providing professional and vocational training, aiming to train people (young people in particular) for the world of work. 1 Training aims to fill gaps in employment skills, whilst placing...


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