General Office Skills Courses

Working in an office based role requires up to date computer literacy and an understanding of the various roles and tasks required in a fast paced environment.

Achieving the very best and most up to date skills can improve your confidence, effectiveness and respect in the workplace.
Here at Pitman Training we offer a number of office training courses and diplomas designed to give your office skills a boost or for you to learn new skills, particularly if you’re just getting to grips with computers or if you want to change career and work in an office environment.
One of the most commonly asked questions on a job application form or at an interview, is your competency level on computer software programmes including the Microsoft Office suite – a fundamental basic for anyone using a PC in their role. From filing reports, to collating information documents, conducting research, or monitoring inbound requests, the office workplace has adapted around technology, to make working life as seamless as possible, so let us help to guide you through the best practices.
Ensuring you understand how a business works and how to communicate effectively with other employees, is key, so we cover communication at work and health and safety in the workplace.
Pitman Training offer a wide and varied range of General Office skills courses. From using Microsoft Office packages, to increasing your typing and writing speed, there are so many options available to you, if you are working in an office-based role. Our effective business communication course is perfect to ensure you are used to dealing with emails, telephone calls and meetings from a number of different stakeholders, and if you feel you would like to brush up on your linguistic skills for business, we also offer a practical Pitman English Language course, which will assist in your written, and verbal communications
.All of our training is CPD accredited, which will also help you gin CPD points, which are recognised by many employers.Whether you are looking to start work for the first time, or have a long and varied career experience which you just want to update with the very latest skills, we have courses which will help you advance in your career. You’ll study using live versions of the software – ensuring that you have practical, work-ready skills to put into practice right away!
Whichever course you are looking to study from our general office skills range, rest assured that you will come away with the skills employers are looking for, for office based roles.