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A Day in the Life of a Secretary in Carlow





A Day in the Life of a Secretary in Carlow

Forming an integral part of the running of a successful business, the role of a secretary is a front-line position with a large amount of responsibility. Often, the first face that is seen and heard, they are tasked with coordinating different avenues of communication and managing the points of contact within an office or company. It is vital that they make the right impression as a representative of a business, keeping in line with the values of the workplace is part of the secretarial world.


It can be a varied role, from medical secretary to legal secretary and everything in between. As the position of secretary is so varied, it can require both general and more niche skills depending on the sector of work.


Day-to-day tasks:

  • Answering/responding to calls and emails
  • Greeting guests/clients
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Ordering office materials
  • Drawing up documents
  • Filing and organising
  • Taking minutes at meetings
  • Processing bills and expenses


Dynamic work nature: With so much on the plate of a secretary, perhaps the greatest attribute they can have is a dynamic nature, as well as being an excellent multi-tasker. With no two days being the same, decisiveness and a willingness to take on new tasks as they arise is paramount to the success of a secretary. Does a dynamic and varied role sound like an exciting option to you?


Taking the next step: Here at Pitman Training Carlow Kilkenny, we offer some of the most renowned secretarial, receptionist and administration training courses in the country. Flexible training options are available both in our centre in Carlow or at home through distance learning. Now is great time to upskill or consider a career as a secretary.


We offer a range of secretarial courses including:

Medical Secretary Diploma: Our Medical Secretary training is recognised as being one of the best programmes in its field. This diploma will give you the skills employers are looking for and help gain a recognisable medical secretary qualification.


Legal Secretary Diploma: Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is designed to give you the specialist knowledge and understanding that is required to work as a secretary within the legal profession or the legal department of a large firm.

Office Skills Diploma: A really flexible diploma that is designed to help you gain work-ready office skills. It can be tailored to your specific requirements as you can choose four core courses from a list.


Receptionist Diploma: People can underestimate the skills required to work as a receptionist.  Often juggling numerous tasks at once; maintaining calm and control at all times is essential. This diploma will give you the skills employers want!


Administrative Assistant Diploma: Pitman specialises in offering world-class secretarial training and this diploma will provide you with a high-level, well-rounded administrative skill set that will impress any potential employer.


Take the next step today!

For more information on this flexi-training in Carlow or our range of courses in many areas such as Legal Secretary courses, Management HR; Business courses, Project Management courses, Bookkeeping & Accounting Technician courses or IT courses and Technical training to name a few call 059 918 2415, WhatsApp/SMS 085 163 9351 or email [email protected]






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