The Office Practices course shows you the equipment and procedures used in most modern offices which will allow for improved performance in any capacity, whether you are looking to be an office assistant or manager.

This is an introductory course into working in an office environment.

The course is self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. The Modern Office
  2. Communication Systems
  3. Writing Letters and Other Documents
  4. Computer Applications
  5. Office Organisation and Procedures
  6. Health and Safety in the Office
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Determine the price range of different items of equipment and materials.
  • Determine the upper and lower limit of what it might be likely to cost you to set up a new office.
  • Design a memorandum form.
  • Explain postal systems used in a business.
  • Create a MS Access Database.
  • Design a filing system.
  • Design a work schedule suitable for a specific workplace.
  • Design a security system that can be implemented in a work situation.
  • Design a layout for an office situation.