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Executive PA Diploma

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Our Executive PA Diploma home study course is designed for those who are looking to have a rewarding career as an Executive PA.  Suitable for beginners as well as those who have been working as an Administrator, PA or Secretary and who are now looking to develop their career further.

Graduates would also benefit from studying this course and would complement many Degrees enabling them to start a rewarding career in the business world.

The Executive PA Diploma course provides 3 single Diplomas at Level 3 and the overarching Executive PA Diploma.

Length of Course

The Course Programme is 15 months based on 5-8 hours study per week.  However the course is open for 22 months providing you with longer access to the course so you have more flexibility in your studying.  You also have the choice of completing the course as quickly as you wish including studying full time.

The whole course can be completed from home including the Assessments. There is no need to attend any exam centre or ourselves.


Upon successful completion you will be awarded the:

Executive PA Diploma made up of the following single Diplomas:

  • Professional IT User Diploma (Level 3)
  • Professional Administration Diploma (Level 3)
  • Professional Business Documents Diploma (Level 3)

The course is accredited by NCFE under our IIQ Licence with Certificates of Achievement issued by NCFE.

Further information about NCFE Awarding Body.

Course Content

Professional Development

The topics covered in this section are all about helping you to cope with the demanding role of an Executive PA.  They develop your ability to cope with professional working relationships, prioritising workloads, professional customer care skills, developing questioning and answering skills, communication skills, managing stress, networking, using social media for business and being an effective member of a team.

Professional IT User Diploma – Level 3 (7 Modules)

This section of the course will develop your IT skills to an advanced level covering Microsoft Office.  Programs include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Publisher.  You will also develop your Internet research skills.

Professional Administration Diploma – Level 3 (10 Modules)

These modules will develop your knowhow in how to manage a range of administrative tasks required in a demanding EA role.

These include Managing Business Events, Business Trips, Business Meetings, Reviewing Office Procedures, Research and Report writing, HR Recruitment, Diary Management, Petty Cash Management, Business Organisations and composing a range of Complex Business Documents.

Professional Business Documents – Level 3 (6 Modules)

These modules develop your skills enabling you to produce a range of business documents to a professional standard focusing on production rate and ability to follow instructions.
You will create advanced business letters including using auto text, complex tables, producing and editing multi-page reports, audio transcription and mail merge for mail shots.  Touch typing and speed development is also included using our interactive program.

Optional Modules

There are 2 additional options you can add onto your course at any time.

Teeline Shorthand Diploma

You will learn how to write Teeline shorthand and develop your reading and speed skills throughout the course sitting a range of speed exams as you progress.  You will also learn how to prepare minutes of meetings from your shorthand notes.

Bookkeeping and Computerised Accounts Certificate

This option covers bookkeeping and using computerised accounts program suitable for an PA role.

Requesting Further Information

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  • Details about payment plans including Pay as You Go (PAYG)
  • Start dates with current availability
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Please also see Special Arrangements for Prospective Students.  Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss any specific support you may require.