Our Secretarial Diploma programme aims to give candidates professional and methodological skills to help them embark on a new career or build on their prior professional experience.
Learn the operational skills you need to secure a position in the workplace. This secretarial programme focuses on English and French – two key languages in today’s job market – and knowledge of office computing software.
Lemania College’s secretarial course is a fast-track, intensive and comprehensive commercial programme.
You must be at least 18 years of age at the end of the secretarial programme.
This course is intended for adult learners, with or without prior professional experience. Prior experience will be an asset for some of the work required on this programme.
For any further enquiries about the secretarial programme, please contact our training consultant on +41 (0)21 320 15 01.
Classes for the secretarial course take place on two evenings a week for a full year (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:40 p.m.).
There is one programme entry point per year, in October.
Lessons are scheduled with official school holidays in mind.
The secretarial programme is primarily tailored specifically to the demands of official examinations and business needs. The fast-paced teaching and classes on the Secretarial Diploma are scheduled to fit around your work and personal life.
Our experienced training consultants will advise you on the right pathway, according to your ability.
The following teaching methods and tools are used:
- Training delivered by experienced practitioners.
- Learning by doing.
- Case studies and simulations.
- Questions and exercises to help you revise effectively.
Half-day “learning to learn” seminar included.
We start all subjects on the Secretarial Diploma programme from scratch, with the exception of languages, where you will need to take an entry test to determine your ability.
Languages (12 months)
|Language lessons are tailored to students’ abilities. All learners take an entry test to determine their level. The test results are based on European standards.|
IT (12 months)
|Word: functions, practical exercises, drafting business letters, memos, CVs, proposals.|
Excel: practical exercises, functions, spreadsheets, graphs.
PowerPoint: Work Report (RT): producing a short presentation on a professional experience.
Accounting (12 months)
|Balance sheet, goods, payroll, accounting forecasts, reserves, holding accounts, closing (accounting), and interest, current account, exchange and pricing (business calculations).|
Law (6 months)
|Contract law, corporate law|
French writing (6 months)
|Cover letters, CVs, and all other business correspondence.|
Examinations are held at the end of each module.
With the Secretarial Diploma, you can move directly into the job market or continue further study such as the Commercial Diploma.
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