Administration with Digital Skills
From 26 Aug 2019
Every type of business and organisation needs people with administration and IT skills to help it run efficiently. This ranges from small specialist firms to large national companies and government organisations like local councils or the NHS. There are also many different roles available, including administrative, secretarial and supervisory management - so if you invest in some good admin and IT skills now, you could have a great future ahead!
If you’ve got aspirations for a career in admin or IT, then this course can help you on your way.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course will prepare you for working in a modern office, giving you skills and confidence to make you immediately effective and become a valuable member of the team.
Firstly, you’ll develop your IT skills and knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word and Excel. You’ll also learn how to use audio for producing documents from recorded instructions.
You’ll learn skills and strategies to make sure a busy office operates efficiently, including effective team work, recruiting and looking after staff, good customer care and - a central part of most organisations - meetings! You’ll learn how to organise and support formal meetings, including taking and producing minutes.
You’ll develop your digital skills and look at all types of social media. You’ll learn about the role of social media in business, and how it’s used for marketing purposes. You’ll also look at basic book keeping and learn to use commercial software for accounting purposes like SAGE.
You’ll also build transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.
Finally, you’ll have the chance to:
Some students may also have the opportunity to:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
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