IT Office Administrator Diploma

A flexible diploma with seven core courses and the flexibility of choosing two additional elective courses that suit your requirements, the Pitman Training IT Office Administrator Diploma is your route to a job in IT as an office administrator in the tech sector. 

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Is this for you?

It is intended for anyone with an interest or experience in IT, looking to work in an administration or office support role.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 160 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

160 hours or 6 weeks full-time study

About this diploma

As the tech sector continues to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors in Ireland, this unique IT Technical course will empower you to secure an administration role with the confidence to operate and appreciate underlying technical concepts and technologies.

Broken down into clear segments, the format of this exclusively designed course means you get to grips with one skill before starting on the next, and the practical exercises mean you get hands-on experience during the course. You’ll be able to put what you learn into practice immediately.

The comprehensive core areas studied within this Diploma are IT Strata Fundamentals, Communication Skills for IT Specialists, Word and Excel, and you can also choose between PowerPoint and Outlook to ensure you have the right mix of skills. We also include Typing and Effective Business Communication as you will need to maintain a high standard of communications with work colleagues. You get to choose two electives and your training advisor will discuss these with you.

On successful completion of this Diploma you will receive a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers, and you will have the skills you need to go on and develop your skills still further. Well trained IT Office Administrators and Support staff are always highly valued individuals in any business.

Aims and Objectives

As well as giving you a basic underlying IT knowledge, this Diploma is designed to give yu a well-rounded administrative skillset that employers will be impressed by.

It is worth remembering that on completion you can then extend your skills with IT Office systems by studying A+, Network + or Security +, as well as considering MTA courses.

Courses Included

In addition to the key courses listed below you'll also study CompTIA IT Fundamentals.

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. 

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Communication Skills for IT Specialists

The Pitman Training Communication for IT Specialists course is designed to help you effectively engage with your audience specifically geared around IT related businesses.

 

 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level and you can choose which version you'd like to study; 2013 or 2010. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

PowerPoint

Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. Flexible to study, you can choose the version of Microsoft Office you wish to study on; either 2013 or 2010. 

alternative Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

Elective Courses

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency - and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. 

Access

An understanding of how to utilise Microsoft Access to its best is a highly worthwhile skill to have at your command. This is a popular database application is widely used across many employment sectors. 

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required for this Diploma.

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

Once you have gained your IT Office Administrator Diploma you might decide to further your career towards a more IT Technical role. With further study of courses such as A+, Network+ or Security+ you could look towards roles such as IT Helpdesk Engineer, IT Support Technician etc. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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