Executive Personal Assistant Diploma Lewis College
Our online distance learning/home study Executive PA Diploma course is our most popular and extensive course for those looking for a rewarding career as an Executive PA! Accredited by NCFE CQ at Level 3 and CPD recognised.
The course can be studied 100% from home online including Assessments/Exams.
Business organisations from the UK and abroad choose this course to train their staff as well as private students as it the leading Executive PA Diploma available to study online and well recognised in the business world.
Suitable for those working as a PA/Secretary/Administrator and now looking to gain recognition for existing experience and to develop skills and knowledge to increase job opportunities, promotion and boost confidence.
Included in the course is the well known Sue France “The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook” for you to keep.
You will access your course online via our Lewis College Learning Hub at times to suit you – from your computer, tablet or phone on the move or from home.
You can download all the course material as you progress through each unit to keep for future reference.
You will study with our qualified and experienced tutors who will provide personal feedback, demonstration videos for further guidance, worked examples, support and guidance throughout including mentoring. We teach beyond the qualification and include specific details that directly benefit you.
Study from as little as 2 hours a week!
The course is open for you to study for up to 2 years giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays, illness, moving house etc.
You can study from as little as 2 hours a week, or however many hours you choose, or even full time if you wish to complete the course in less than 5 months. You can study more one week, less the next – flexible and easy to manage your study times to fit in with your lifestyle.
Range of topics
There are 28 different units in this course covering the full range of skills and knowledge required for a typical Executive PA role. To pass each unit you will complete an office style assessment with some units jointly assessed as they cover multi-skills. Some units are small which you can complete in a few hours with others requiring a bit more thinking and planning.
You can complete the whole course, including assessments at home and submit these electronically.
You will receive certificates issued by NCFE and The CPD Accreditation Group. These will list all the units for every single Diploma and Certificate as well as the full Executive PA Diploma Level 3 identifying the wide range of knowledge and skills you have achieved.
Free careers advice and support for up to 2 years after completion
We offer free careers advice, interview technique guidance and support whilst applying for jobs both during the course and for up to 2 years after completion. Most of our students secure a new job or gain promotion whilst studying with us or after they have completed their course.
|Advanced IT User Diploma||Advanced Administration Diploma||Advanced Business Documents Diploma||PA Skills Certificate|
|Internet Browsing Software||Business Meetings and Conference Calls||Touch Typing/Speed Development||Confidence Building Skills|
|Outlook - Email and PIM||Business Trips||Advanced Business Letters||Communication Skills|
|Excel- Spreadsheets and Charts||Diary Management||Complex Tables||Organisation/Stress Management Skills|
|Word - Word Processing||Business Events||Multi-page Reports||Relationship/People Management Skills|
|PowerPoint - Electronic Presentations||HR Recruitment||Mail Merge||Social Media and Networking|
|Access - Databases||Research and Report Writing||Audio Transcription|
|Publisher - Desktop Publishing||Composing Complex Business Documents|
|Petty Cash, Budgets and Expenses|
|Reviewing Office Procedures|
You will need MS Office for this course (details about a subscription for Office 365 available from us). You can use a Mac or Windows computer.
|OPTION - Teeline Shorthand Diploma - special discount rate - £180 (normal price £250) when enrolling on this course|
|Teeline Theory||Speed Development from 40 wpm up to 100 wpm|
|Business Correspondence Dictation and Transcription||Minutes of Business Meetings|
The theory textbook is included in the course and you will also need an A5 notebook and biro.
Accreditation by NCFE CQ and CPD
This Diploma is a fully accredited qualification by NCFE CQ, awarding organisation recognised by UK qualification regulators. NCFE qualifications are both UK and internationally recognised. The qualification is also CPD recognised.
NCFE CQ10452 – Executive PA Diploma (Level 3)
You will also be awarded the following individual Diplomas and Certificate:
- CQ10447 – Advanced IT User Diploma (Level 3)
- CQ10445 – Advanced Administration Diploma (Level 3)
- CQ10446 – Advanced Business Documents Diploma (Level 3)
- CQ10472 – PA Skills Certificate (Level 3)
- CQ10464- Teeline Shorthand Diploma (Level 3) (if you choose this additional option)
Level 3 is advanced level and the Executive PA Diploma has been benchmarked using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors to allow you to consider the depth of study, and level of difficulty involved.