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Office IT Diploma

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

To stand out in today’s demanding business world, you will need to demonstrate that your computer skills are superior to those around you. So our Office IT Diploma is designed to equip you with the essential IT skills you will need to be a highly valued member of any team.  You will learn how to master the most widely used computer software programs and gain excellent keyboard skills to ensure you can keep up with the fast pace of a thriving office environment.

Course Duration: 125 hours

CPD Points: 125

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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

Learn how to communicate effectively in business by letter, email, telephone and presentation. This will cover correct use of grammar, punctuation, principles of letter writing and CV writing.

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 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

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

To stand out in today’s demanding business world, you will need to demonstrate that your computer skills are superior to those around you. So our Office IT Diploma is designed to equip you with the essential IT skills you will need to be a highly valued member of any team.

Our Office IT Diploma will give you a great foundation to take your career in any direction. You will be able to demonstrate that you have a sound understanding of the widely used Microsoft packages and that you can communicate effectively in a professional business environment. The diploma will teach you excellent computer keyboard skills and speed development – ensuring you can type quickly and accurately using the correct technique. You will also learn how to master Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. In fact, with your completed diploma, you will have invaluable skills which will help you get a rewarding job with good career prospects.

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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