People usually underestimate the skills that are required to work as an office administrator or receptionist. Frequently juggling various tasks immediately; keeping up quiet and control continuously is essential. This course will give you the skills that every professional administrator or receptionist requires. This course is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and training in the fundamentals of administration and reception. It will help you to upgrade your administrative and secretarial skills and to enhance your computer literacy so that you can carry out your job more efficiently.

Who is this course for?

  • This course would be ideal for people who want to start working as Receptionist/ Office Administrator/ Office manager/ Administration Assistant/Secretary.
  • This course would be ideal for people who want to enhance their skills in office administrative tasks

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career path:

The Office Admin and Receptionist Course will be very beneficial and helpful, especially to the following professionals:

  • Administrative Assistant.
  • Secretary.
  • Administrator.
  • Office Manager.
  • Receptionist.
  • Office Administrator.

Course Curriculum

Admin Support
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – Getting Organized (I) 01:00:00
Module Three – Getting Organized (II) 01:00:00
Module Four – Managing Time 01:00:00
Module Five – Getting It All Done On Time 01:00:00
Module Six – Special Tasks 01:00:00
Module Seven – Verbal Communication Skills 01:00:00
Module Eight – Non-Verbal Communication Skills 01:00:00
Module Nine – Empowering Yourself 01:00:00
Module Ten – The Team of Two 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Taking Care of Yourself 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Administrative Management
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – Why Your Office Needs Administrative Procedures 01:00:00
Module Three – Gathering the Right Tools 01:00:00
Module Four – Identifying Procedures to Include 01:00:00
Module Five – Top Five Procedures to Record 01:00:00
Module Six – What to Include in Your Binder (I) 01:00:00
Module Seven – What to Include in Your Binder (II) 01:00:00
Module Eight – Organizing Your Binder 01:00:00
Module Nine – What Not to Include in the Procedure Guide 01:00:00
Module Ten – Share Office Procedure Guide 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Successfully Executing the Guide 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Organisational Skills
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – Remove the Clutter 01:00:00
Module Three – Prioritize 01:00:00
Module Four – Scheduling Your Time 01:00:00
Module Five – To Do Lists 01:00:00
Module Six – Paper and Paperless Storage 01:00:00
Module Seven – Organization in Your Work Area 01:00:00
Module Eight – Tools to Fight Procrastination 01:00:00
Module Nine – Organizing Your Inbox 01:00:00
Module Ten – Avoid the Causes of Disorganization 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Discipline is the Key to Stay Organized 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Organisational Skills Course for Administrator- Activities 00:00:00
Receptionist 00:30:00
Importance of Receptionist 00:15:00
Different Types of Receptionist & Roles 01:00:00
Communication Skills for Receptionist 01:00:00
Telephone Skills 01:00:00
Listening Skills 01:00:00
Taking Messages 00:30:00
Presenting & Appearance 00:30:00
Reservation Procedure 00:15:00
Confidentiality Checklist 00:15:00
Being Organized as Receptionist 00:15:00
Becoming a Successful Receptionist 00:15:00
Customer Relations & Dealings
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – The Right Attitude Starts with You 01:00:00
Module Three – Stress Management (Internal Stressors) 01:00:00
Module Four – Stress Management (External Stressors) 00:30:00
Module Five – Transactional Analysis 01:00:00
Module Six – Why are Some Customers Difficult 01:00:00
Module Seven – Dealing with the Customer Over the Phone 01:00:00
Module Eight – Dealing with the Customer In Person 01:00:00
Module Nine – Sensitivity in Dealing with Customers 01:00:00
Module Ten – Scenarios of Dealing with a Difficult Customer 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Following up With a Customer Once You Have Addressed Their Issue 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Professional Telephone Receptionist Skills
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – Core Skills Required 01:00:00
Module Three – Self-Management (I) 01:00:00
Module Four – Self-Management (II) 01:00:00
Module Five – Time Management (I) 01:00:00
Module Six – Time Management (II) 01:00:00
Module Seven – Organizing and Planning (I) 01:00:00
Module Eight – Organizing and Planning (II) 01:00:00
Module Nine – Communication (I) 01:00:00
Module Ten – Communication (II) 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Additional Challenges 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Professional Telephone Receptionist Course- Activities 00:00:00
Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading : Office Admin and Receptionist Course 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Office Admin and Receptionist Course 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Office Admin and Receptionist Course 00:30:00

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  1. I am thankful to this site.


    I thought it would be hard to find a course that is CPD accredited. After my certification in office admin and reception skills, my company promoted me since they can see that I was skilled enough to take the next level.



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