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Administrative Assistant Diploma

Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
Course summary
Length: 5 weeks
Price: 2,466 GBP excl. VAT
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: Starts Daily - Oxford Circus
Course Dates
London - City
Starts Daily 
2,466 GBP
Oxford Circus
Starts Daily 
2,466 GBP

Course Description

Administrative Assistant Diploma

Get practical skills you can use today

Get a job as a trusted Admin Assistant

A good admin assistant provides a vital support function in any busy office. You’ll need to master the art of working under your own initiative to tight deadlines, as well as responding to the demanding needs of more senior colleagues.

With our Administrative Assistant Diploma you’ll get high quality office based training which not only gives you great IT skills, but will also teach you how to speak the language of business. In fact with your completed diploma, you’ll have an excellent foundation to get a job as a trusted admin assistant in any office.

All the skills you need to work in a busy office

Whether you’re changing career or looking to get your first foot on the ladder, the Administrative Assistant Diploma is an ideal route to ensure you have the vital skills employers are looking for. You’ll learn how to master in-demand software packages such as Microsoft Office, as well as excellent computer keyboard skills and creating complex documentation. What’s more, to complement your diploma you’ll also have the option to add an elective subject, including help with your CV, interview techniques, keyboard speed development and health and safety essentials.

    Suitability - Who should attend?

    This Administrative Assistant Diploma Programme is designed for those looking to change or begin their career and work in an office environment.

    Outcome / Qualification etc.

    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 Admin Assistant Diploma, you’ll have world class skills to get a job as a highly valued office assistant.

    Training Course Content

    This Administrative Assistant Diploma Programme training course follows a comprehensive course outline which includes:

    Typing or Typing Speed Development

    We offer a full range of typing courses whether you’re a beginner or need to reach top speeds with maximum accuracy.

    Effective Business Communication

    This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills. Effective communication skills are top of the list of qualities demanded by employers, it’s an essential skill to master. Training begins with examining English language skills before looking at the use of the appropriate tone.

    or Business Document Production

    Develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents and the conventions used in their production and presentation.

    Microsoft Word

    Learn word processing skills to a good business standard. This will enable you to create professional looking documents, produce tables, insert pictures and much more.

    or Microsoft Word Expert

    Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, creating graphs, creating and running macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.

    Microsoft Outlook

    Learn everything there is to know about

    Outlook including navigation, calendars, tasks and emails.

    Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Excel Expert

    Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard. This course will enable you to create a spreadsheet, enter data, formulas and functions; create charts and more.

     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/Microsoft Access

    Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound and hyperlinks; applying transition and timing effects.

    Develop database skills from the initial design stage. Covers the creation of tables, reports, queries and forms, relationships, wizards and more.

    Successful Meetings and Minutes

    Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job, and one that worries a lot of people. Fear no more, this course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking.


    The cost of the Administrative Assistant Diploma Programme is £2466.00 excl. vat. This is just a guide price, please speak to a Course Advisor today to find out more. Payment options are also available.

    Provider: Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus

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    Reviews by course attendees

    Stacey   |   18/06/2014
    My previous company referred me to develop my skills set in order to progress. Having spent time developing in each module I secured a job at a larger company as a secretary. Thank you ever so much for all your help and time. Stacey
    Briguette   |   18/06/2014
    I found the Pitman Training course absolutely stupendous. The staffs were friendly, helpful and accommodating. They gave good advice, and we even had a few laughs. Getting the skills was made very, very easy. Briguette