• Introduction to Secretarial Careers – CPD Accredited

Outline

This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction into Secretarial and PA work. It is ideal for gaining a recognised qualification and set of Secretarial skills to gain your first job as a Secretary or PA.

It also forms an excellent basis for continued training as a PA. You could opt to continue and take our PA Course – CPD Accredited, to attain a more senior PA role.

It provides a sound set of secretarial skills; builds confidence; enables early entry to job market through creating job readiness.

Objective

To provide a stepping stone to getting your first junior administration or secretary role. It can also be a foundation for students without much office experience, in order to enable them to embark on our Secretary PA Course or Secretary PA Diploma.

Course Format

There will be a two-day, tutor led course segment followed by supervision and assistance over a one month period on flexi-time to suit your schedule.

We offer all successful passes from this course, a £100 credit towards more advanced Secretarial , PA and other Souters’ vocational courses.

Course Content

  • The structure of a Company
  • Duties of a Secretary and the job role
  • Health and Safety in the office
  • Filing
  • Emails and email management
  • Briefing of Office, Secretarial and Admin function
  • The purpose of the Office
  • Structure of Departments and Organisational structures
  • Mail management
  • Stationery – Stock Control
  • Telephone etiquette and procedure
  • Client care skills
  • Proof-reading
  • CV and Career Advice
  • Touch Typing
  • Microsoft Word plus 1 other Microsoft Programme

The MS Office and typing elements of the course can be started early, if requested, as many students are keen to get going quickly. The course is structured to assist people who cannot attend full time over one month. We provide tutor-led classroom sessions for two days and thereafter you may attend on flexi-hours. Some training can be carried out at home online.

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Testimonials

"I am very happy with the course. It was a very good decision! I would recommend it to everyone". She further added that she "...would like to do the next level".

Dates and Duration

The MS Office and typing elements of the course can be started early, if requested, as many students are keen to get going quickly. The course is structured to assist people who cannot attend full time over one month. We provide tutor-led classroom sessions for two days and thereafter you may attend on flexi-hours. Some training can be carried out at home online.

Please refer to the schedule for start dates.

Course Requirements

The main requirement is a standard secondary education and the desire to get ahead. It is an introduction so there are no pre-requisites for experience.

Suitable for

The course is ideal for people looking for a first job as a junior secretary or receptionist. It is ideally suited to school leavers, foreign workers looking to train for a first office job in the UK and people with experience in non-clerical work who want to get a new career.

Benefits

  • Provides a sound set of introductory office skills
  • Builds confidence
  • Enables early entry to job market through creating job readiness.
  • We offer all successful passes from this course, a £100 credit towards more advanced Secretarial Training and PA Courses.

Outcome 

CPD Certification on successful completion after tests.

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Introduction to Secretarial Careers – CPD Accredited

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