Administration Skills Courses Online

Do you want to learn more about how to become a skilled administrator? These courses will help you develop these skills whether you are relatively new to the role or already experienced. You will learn through completing tasks typical of administration work and develop your problem-solving, decision-making, detail orientation and organisational skills.

Combine these courses with our Microsoft Office and 365 classes to gain a full skillset.

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

The courses are FREE to most learners if you earn less than £21, 157.50 a year or are on JSA or ESA (WRAG). They are either in the City Lit building or live online interactive classes. For online courses, you will need a computer with a microphone, a camera and the internet. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Business administration: how to organise and manage with OneNote, MS Outlook and OneDrive (intermediate)
    Course start date:  Thu 2 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    How do you keep on top of your notes, to do list, tasks, meetings and ideas? Are you still using paper notebooks and post-it notes? Is there too much in your head cluttering your mind? This course will show how to use the digital notebook, OneNote, in conjunction with Outlook, and integrate both apps with OneDrive so you become an organised and self-managing administrator. You will learn how to take notes at any time and arrange them so you can always find what you are looking for. You will practise how to integrate Outlook and OneNote so you can organise meetings and share meeting notes and minutes easily and quickly, record the meetings, relate sections of the audio to tasks and action points for yourself and others, create to do lists, and link these tasks to tasks and emails in Outlook . In addition you will learn other useful tips on how to make the most of OneNote, for example to make calculations, translate text and edit text inside images. By the end of the course you will have clear idea of how to be organised digitally and have developed the necessary skills to put your ideas into practice.

    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £80.00
  2. Business administration: using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access in the office (intermediate-level 2)
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 6 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Do you want to learn the digital skills needed for office and administration work? On this course, you will focus on completing the keys tasks required to be a business administrator. You will learn how to produce high quality and well-presented documents such as minutes, formal letters and flyers using Word. You will develop your skills in producing presentations with PowerPoint that are visually appealing, modern and effective. You will also work in depth on how to use Excel and Access for data handling, processing and analysing, including how to enter and edit data, arrange and present it effectively, make calculations and highlights data trends.

    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £135.00
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