Base your choices around your desired career development path. Your course advisor will be able to help you choose from a wider selection to suit your needs. You could learn great IT skills, how to speak the language of business, book-keeping, computer keyboard techniques for speed and accuracy and effective business communication. In fact, with this diploma, you will have a diverse range of skills, which will enable you to take your career in any direction.
Choose four of the following:
We offer a full range of typing courses whether you’re a beginner or need to reach top speeds with maximum accuracy.
Typing Speed Development
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 and 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 and 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.
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.
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.
Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1
You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.
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.
Sage 50 Accounts
You’ll need a good knowledge of manual bookkeeping to take this course, which is specially designed for people wanting to be proficient and confident in Sage 50. It will equip you with the skills you need to get a good job in an accounts department, or to work for yourself by offering accounting administration services to local firms.