Course Description

Secretarial Diploma



This Diploma will give you practical, hands-on core secretarial skills to enable you to work effectively in an office administration support role. Ideal for those new to thise profession or those who want to refresh their seceretarial skills.

Gone are the days when being a secretary meant simply taking care of the typing, filing and answering of phones. Today, a great secretary is central to the smooth running of any business, ensuring day to day activities happen in the most efficient manner. With our Secretarial Diploma you’ll learn the essential skills to be a highly regarded secretary or executive assistant, working under pressure and prioritising workloads which allow executives and managers to work more effectively.

If you’re keen to gain a job working as a secretary or administrator you’ll require excellent skills in IT, organisation, good composure, flexibility, plus strong interpersonal and communication abilities. This Diploma is designed to develop your keyboard speeds, teach you how to master the most common business software packages, and give you excellent communication techniques which enable you to understand the language of business. You’ll also be able to choose from a number of elective subjects to complement your diploma. Overall, the Secretarial Diploma is an excellent course as the opportunities for a highly qualified secretary are endless. The role of a secretary is absolutely pivotal to any organisation’s success, with the skills you learn being transferable across many different industries.

Training ProviderPitman Training Centre (Dublin)
Course LocationDublin City South, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryReception Skills, Communication Skills
Course TypeBlended - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding BodyPitman
Awarding Body DetailsDiploma
Course DurationApprox 190 hours
Course TimeFlexible: full and/or part-time options available, day or evening
Course FeePOA
Carear PathAs the name of this diploma suggests, with this certification on your CV you could look to work as a Secretary, Senior Administrator or Office Administrator type role. From here you could enhance your career progression and aim for roles such as PA, EA, VA or Office Manager. Or, you could look to work in a more specialist field as a Medical Secretary or Legal Secretary for example.
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Course Provider

Pitman Training Centre (Dublin)



2nd Floor 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D02 N567

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