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PA Foundation - Short Course

If you would like to find out more about the PA Foundation - Short Course course, please use the form below to contact us

Our PA Foundation Course is designed for those who are looking to study a short and intensive course covering just the core modules.

Suitable for beginners as well as those who have been working as an Administrator, PA or Secretary and who are looking to top up their skills and knowledge in a short time.

Graduates would also benefit from studying this course and would complement many Degrees.

The course provides one Award at Level 3 (Advanced).

Length of Course

The Course Programme is 6 months based on 5-8 hours study per week.  However the course is open for 10 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:

PA Foundation Award (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

10 Modules

IT Section

Outlook – Email and Personal Information Management
PowerPoint – Electronic presentations
Internet Explorer – Web research

Business Documents Section

Advanced Business Letters
Complex Tables
Advanced Audio Transcription
Touch typing and speed development

Administration Section

Diary Management
Organising Business Meetings
Composing Complex Business Documents

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

Please also see Special Arrangements for Prospective Students.  Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss any specific support you may require.