Speciss Executive Secretary's Diploma Print

Take charge of administering top offices and watch your career prospects soar

Making your mark
  • Are you eager to become an assistant to members of the Board of Directors, CEOs, top government officials, diplomats and other executives?

Prospective Careers:

  • Private Secretary

What the students say...

Agnes Phiri
Speciss is a highly recognised institution so I am at an advantage when looking for a
job in the market place

Agnes Phiri (Student)
Speciss College has given me a headstart to life. I am proud and confident of what
I am doing

Who will issue your certificate?

This qualification combines a full LCCI Private Secretary’s Diploma, 3 modules of ICDL and a module of bookkeeping – it has been especially put together by Speciss College to meet the requirements of today’s executive secretary!

Speciss College is the largest private education institution in Zimbabwe. We provide a diverse range of education and training facilities; just take a look at the menu of courses we offer, and you’ll see that we cover more than 20 different fields of study!

The College’s well-deserved reputation for quality – established over 40 years - ensures that our students have a head-start in the job market and in their academic careers.

Speciss College’s training facilities are outstanding and the teachers and lecturers perform to the highest standards.

Speciss students regularly achieve results above international and national averages.

A qualification from Speciss College will equip you with skills to succeed in today’s competitive world!


Entry requirements for this course

To join the Speciss family and kick-start your career, you need to have passed 5 “O” levels, or be older than 18 years of age.

Bring certified copies of your qualifications when you come to register at Speciss College!

What you will learn

This is what you’ll study in the Speciss Executive Secretary’s Diploma course:

The LCCI Private Secretary’s Diploma
•    Text production
•    Business administration
•    Meetings
•    English for business

Plus 3 modules of ICDL
•    Word Processing
•    Spreadsheets
•    Online Esentials

Plus 1 module of
•    Bookkeeping

What exams will you write?

The LCCI exams are held at the end of your course. You’ll register for the exams with the Speciss College Exams Officer, and pay the exam fee at the cashier’s office.

You’ll write the ICDL exams when you complete each module. You’ll enter for the ICDL exams through the departmental secretary, and pay for them and the ICDL Skills Card at the cashier.

You’ll enter for the Bookkeeping exam through the departmental secretary.

When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You'll need to bring your own notebook and writing materials to your classes.

For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.

Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

Similar courses which are offered at Speciss College include: Receptionist; ICDL; and Short Computer Courses.