Business Document Production

Text processing, whether it’s part of secretarial training or another discipline, is an integral part of business document production. This course consists of four simple but comprehensive lessons ensuring you cover every aspect of the speciality.

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Is this for you?

This course is for anyone who is either looking to work, or currently working in roles such as Admin Assistant, Secretary, Office Assistant or Receptionist.  

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 8 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

course

Duration

Between 6 to 8 hours

About this course

Text processing, whether it's part of secretarial training or another discipline, is an integral part of business document production - an important aspect of communication skills training. 

In four simple but comprehensive lessons, spread over 6-8 hours, you'll cover every aspect of the discipline including correct layout, spelling and corrections, amendments, missing punctuation, keying in letters, memos and reports and correctly inserting information from other documents.

This is a course designed to be flexible - since it's based on the self-study concept, you'll be able to train when it suits you. Once your training is complete the Pitman Training name on your CV will always be of benefit.

To enhance your skills even further, we suggest you consider other courses within our Text Processing qualifications, or Audio Transcription Level 2.

The lessons within this course cover the following: -

Lesson One: Keying in a business letter using the correct layout, keying in a memo and a report, recognising spelling errors and correcting them, correctly expand abbreviations, changing line spacing within a document, emphasising text as instructed. 

Lesson Two: Recognising and interpreting amendment and correction signs in order to produce correct copy, producing a letter and memo that include a special mark, locating and incorporating a forward date, keying in a report with a change of line spacing.

Lesson Three: Producing documents from written draft that includes special marks and continuation pages,  recognising and correcting errors of agreement, transposing text vertically, inserting missing punctuation, locating and correctly inserting text not included in the written draft, being aware of the importance of consistency of style in relation to figures.

Lesson Four:  Keying in a letter, memo and report observing all instructions, locating and correctly inserting information contained in another document.  Completing the three documents within 1 ¼ hours.  Revision of all topics covered in the course.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to help prepare you to take the Pitman Training validation test in order to gain industry standard certification that positively contributes to your Office Administration skills. 

Pre-Requisites

Prior to doing this course familiarity with a word processing program and keyboarding skills would be ideal.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This course will give you an essential skill that anyone wanting to work in Office Administration required. With this on your CV you could look towards working in roles such as Secretary,  Office Assistant, PA, EA, Virtual Assistant. 

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