Our PA Certificate is an online course designed for those who are looking to study a shorter course than our Executive PA Diploma but still study sufficient skills to enhance their career prospects. Suitable for beginners as well as those who have been working as an Administrator, PA or Secretary, this PA course will enable you to develop your 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 PA Certificate is a Level 3 course.
Length of Course
The Course Programme is 10 months based on 5-8 hours study per week. However the course is open for 15 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 PA Diploma 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:
PA Certificate (Level 3)
The course is accredited by NCFE under our IIQ Licence with Certificates of Achievement issued by NCFE.
PA Course Content
Excel – Spreadsheets and charts
Word – Word Processing
Outlook – Email and Personal Information Management
PowerPoint – Electronic presentations
Internet Explorer – Web research
Business Documents Section
Advanced Business Letters
Advanced Mail Merge
Advanced Audio Transcription
Touch typing and speed development
Organising Business Meetings
Organising Business Trips
Composing Complex Business Documents
Organising Business Events
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 Sage Certificate
This option covers bookkeeping and using Sage to record Accounts.
Requesting Further Information
To request further details about this course including:
- Course Prospectus
- Course fees and discounts currently available
- Details about payment plans including Pay as You Go (PAYG)
- Start dates with current availability
- Course and careers advice
Please use the form at the top of the page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also see Special Arrangements for Prospective Students. Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss any specific support you may require.