Business IT Diploma


This Diploma is designed for individuals who wish to gain office and computer skills to use in today's fast paced business environment.

Diploma Description

Having Microsoft Office knowledge and being able to demonstrate this to an expert level will give individuals the widest range of possible career choices and opportunities in a variety of business settings.

In this Diploma you will cover a wide range of skills - from keyboard and touch-typing; to mastery of the most common programs in Microsoft Office; to business communication techniques.

Learning these business IT skills is easy with Pitman Training. Our tried and trusted methods are the best available.

You will work at your own pace in our comfortable premises,helped by experienced tutors as required.

You choose your own hours and keep the reference materials when the course is over.

On completion, you will receive a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers.

Core Subjects

Keyboard Skills – Learn how to touch type accurately, using the correct keyboard technique


Effective Business Communication – Learn to communicate effectively in business – via letter, email, telephone and personal presentations

Microsoft Word – Introductory and intermediate word processing skills to a good employable standard


Microsoft Word Expert – Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, graphs, macros, creating an index and table of contents to mention just a few

Microsoft Outlook – Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically

Microsoft Excel - Introductory and intermediate spreadsheet skills to a good employable standard


Microsoft Excel Expert – Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables

Microsoft PowerPoint – Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks, applying transition and timing effects for a slide show

Course Benefits

Equip you to start a new career

The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

Personalised workbooks to use as a reference guide on completion of your training

The opportunity to gain a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers

This Diploma will provide you with vital business skills to apply for office jobs with complete confidence.

Guideline Learning Time

4 weeks full-time* (120 hours flexi study)

* full-time is based on approx 20-30 hour week