About Lewis College

Nearly 35 years of experience!

We have a remarkable history of success – our students’ success for nearly 35 years!

We have been providing specialist training for those looking to have a career as an Executive Assistant, PA, Secretary, Medical Secretary or Administrator both as a traditional classroom based Secretarial College and through distance learning/home study.  We were one of the first Colleges to provide distance learning over 15 years’ ago.

We are based in the lovely English Riviera also known as Torbay in the town of Paignton having moved from Torquay to newly refurbished premises  a few years’ ago.

Special Awards

Past students have received special recognition by accrediting bodies with special presentations at the Houses of Parliament by the Education Minister.

How we look after our students

Success is the key to our courses – not just in passing exams and assessments and gaining Diplomas but also in moving forwards with careers, getting a better job which is more rewarding and satisfying.

We are a “people” College.  We appreciate that our students are investing their time and money to improve their job opportunities and long term careers and that they have placed their trust in us to help them achieve these aims.

We have always focused on providing the personal touch for our students by providing one-to-one tuition, a friendly and open service helping our students to successfully complete their course.

We endeavour to help all our students have a positive and rewarding experience, enjoy themselves whilst learning and above all complete their course and gain their certificates to help them move forwards with their career and lifestyle.

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We provide training for private students who are funding their course personally.

We also provide training for the business sector including NHS Trusts, medical centres, small businesses, corporate organisations, charities, universities, schools, public sector including local authorities and MoD.

Most of our students are working and living in London and we train personnel from many London based organisations.  We also have students in Scotland, Wales and Ireland as well as all counties in between.

We also provide training for overseas students based in the Middle East, Africa as well as throughout Europe.

Accredited Centre for OCR and NCFE (IIQ)

We are an accredited centre for 2 awarding bodies:

  • NCFE under our Investing in Quality Licence with over 20 Diplomas and Certificates having been approved and accredited by NCFE at Level 4, Level 3 and Level 2
  • OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA) with 12 different qualifications available at Level 3 and Level 2

Both awarding bodies carry out regular inspections to ensure standards are maintained in all aspects of our courses including quality of service to students, teaching/tuition, course material, assessment and exam standards.