Pitman Training

Office Manager Diploma

Diploma Outline

Our Diplomas give students the confidence to know that you’re one step closer to your dream job, promotion or new career.

To be a highly efficient and trusted office manager, you’ll need a broad range of skills
across a wide range of disciplines. With the Office Manager Diploma you’ll get all the essential skills you need to handle such a diverse range of tasks.

You’ll learn everything from great IT and software skills right through to employee inductions and the leadership qualities needed to manage and engage with different teams within your organisation.

  • Flexible training which fits around your commitments
  • Support on hand from our friendly course advisors
  • Get the skills in demand by employers

Get the Pitman Advantage™

The Pitman Training Office Manager Diploma is your route to becoming a respected Office Manager.

Managing a busy office can be a very demanding and challenging role. On one day you could be interviewing new members of staff, the next managing your office book-keeping and payroll. Our Office Manager Diploma is designed to teach you the fundamental skills you will need to turn you into a highly valued and well-paid office manager who can confidently juggle different tasks. 

You’ll study areas such as the principles of effective HR, book-keeping, leadership attributes alongside becoming expert on some of the most common office software packages. All of which combined mean you can be confident that you have been trained to the highest level.

Our Office Manager Diploma will give you the confidence and skills to manage a busy office.

The Office Manager Diploma consists of nine core courses: -

  • Typing (choose from a selection)
  • Successful Meetings and Minutes
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Microsoft Word or Word Expert
  • Microsoft Excel or Excel Expert
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Book-Keeping Level 2 Module 1
  • Get into HR

You then also choose three additional elective courses to suit your requirements.

The guideline learning time for the Office Manager Diploma is: -

  • 205 hours flexi study or 7 weeks full-time*

*full-time is based on approx. 20-30 hours a week.

Our Office Manager Diploma is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our Office Manager Diploma:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Office Manager training, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.