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Administrative Assistant Diploma

The Administrative Assistant Diploma training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

This Administrative Assistant Diploma is designed to train you with the skills you need to get the job. With Pitman Training qualifications behind you, you can approach your Administration career with confidence.

Course Duration: 150 hours

CPD Points: 150

Admin Assistant

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. Learning how to type fast is one thing. Learning to type faster whilst retaining accuracy is quite another! Our Typing Speed Development course will improve typing speed and keep your accuracy up to scratch too – so you’ll be more efficient and productive.

Microsoft Word or Word Expert

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

Microsoft Excel or 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 much 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 Outlook

Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically. Covers the use of email, electronic calendar, scheduling meetings and appointments; creating and assigning tasks and creating address lists.

Microsoft PowerPoint

This course is extremely wide-ranging covering, to name just a few topics, running slide shows, planning and designing presentations, applying themes, inserting slides from Word, drawing and resizing shapes, charts and spreadsheets, using flowcharts, viewing and editing comments, transition effects and hyperlinks.

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Microsoft Access

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

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. Split into eight lessons, your business communication training begins with examining English language skills before looking at the use of the appropriate tone.

Successful Meetings and Minutes

Gain the skills to ensure every meeting you attend is productive. Build your understanding on logistics, preparation, note-taking, agenda planning and how to clarify actions.

  • Typing Speed Development
  • Speedwriting
  • Telephone Techniques Seminar
  • Professional Receptionist Seminar
  • Book-keeping Transactions and Controls – Part 1
  • Professional Receptionist Essentials
This course is designed for those who wish to change career and work in an office environment
 To provide you with the essential skills to work in an office.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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