Office Administration Training Courses

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Office Administration Training courses are ideal for anyone who wishes to further their career in an office environment. They are also ideal for people who would like to change direction in their career and learn a new skill to embark on a new career.

What does an office administrator do?

According to; “An office administrator is an administrative professional who performs a variety of clerical tasks to help an organization’s operations run efficiently.”

Industry dependant, office administrators’ main duties usually include providing administrative support to staff, organizing files, arranging travel for executives, performing bookkeeping and processing payroll. Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Overseeing administrative functions and supervising other members of the administrative staff
  • Greeting clients, answering phones and replying to client emails
  • Operating and maintaining office equipment such as copy machines, fax machines and computers
  • Conducting research and compiling reports for supervisors and other employees
  • Scheduling meetings and events, and organizing any necessary materials for them
  • Assisting human resources with hiring and onboarding new employees

Why Should I Take One Of These Courses?

A course in office administration aims to prepare learners for positions in professional, financial and public sector employment.

Course Aims

Each course lays down some of the fundamental principles designed to teach participants the essentials of effective office management and administration.

What Will I Learn?

Most office administration training courses will cover a broad range of topics. Some of these topics might be:

  • The principles and techniques within the sphere of Administration work.
  • Development of the skills required to function and succeed in a busy office environment.
  • Practical experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint and Outlook on an MS Windows platform.
  • Typing and computer literacy
  • Business document production – develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents necessary for this role
  • Communication at work – learn to communicate effectively in an office environment using English language skills for business, body language, dress codes and writing effective emails
  • Most Courses are validated by a global leader in skills development such as City and Guilds
  • Most Courses will have the option to further your studies in other office-based areas such as Business Management

Who Are These Courses For?

There is a range of different courses available for all levels available. Whether you want to start from scratch and learn about office administration from the ground up, or you would like to take on a more senior office admin role there are plenty of courses out there for you. Anyone interested in office administration or office management as a career could consider one of these courses. They are available for all age groups and all skill and education levels will be considered.


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  1. Alex 7th May 2024 at 1:49 pm


    Can i ask the fees for office admin course please?
    Is this course full time part time or online ? Duration of this course? Is there work placement aswell ?

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