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Executive Assistant Diploma

Our career-enhancing home study/distance learning and tutor supported Executive Assistant Diploma is a Level 3 qualification accredited by NCFE CQ. Upon completion of the course you will also be awarded 765 CPD points/credits.

It is our most extensive course and designed for those looking to have a professional career at the top and wishing to qualify as an Executive Assistant.

This course is highly recognised by employers from a wide range of business sectors including NHS, local government, banks, corporate and small businesses.

If you are already working as a PA/Secretary/Administrator and now looking to gain recognition for existing experience and want to develop your skills and knowledge further to increase job opportunities/cope with your role – this is the course for you!

Take a look at our Course Fees and Start Dates……….

Home Study/Distance Learning – with a difference!

This is a home study/distance learning course with ongoing personal tutor support throughout providing regular guidance, feedback, individually marked work and Assessment guidance.

You can study as and when you wish at a pace to  suit you – fitting your course in around your life style.

There are no set time frames to complete your work within other than the overall course time frame.  Some weeks you may wish to study more and then less the following week.  All very flexible!

We have taught over 5,000 students in the last 35 years – building careers and opportunities!


Accreditation – NCFE CQ and 765 CPD points/credits

This course is a fully accredited qualification by NCFE CQ and upon successful completion you will also be awarded 765 CPD points/credits and the:

Executive Assistant Diploma Level 3 – NCFE CQ10450

Comprising the following individual Diplomas and Certificates:

NCFE CQ10447 – Advanced IT User Diploma (Level 3)
NCFE CQ10445 – Advanced Administration Diploma (Level 3)
NCFE CQ10446 – Advanced Business Documents Diploma (Level 3)
NCFE CQ10448 – Managerial Administration Diploma (Level 3)
NCFE CQ10470 – Executive Assistant Skills Certificate (Level 3)
NCFE CQ10471 – Leadership Skills Certificate (Level 3)

NCFE CQ10464- Teeline Shorthand Diploma (Level 3) – Additional Option/cost

Level 3 is advanced level and the Executive Assistant Diploma has been benchmarked using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors to allow you to consider the depth of study and level of difficulty involved.

Further information about NCFE Awarding Body and accreditation.

Course Content

There are 2 text books included in the course, IT manuals, demonstration videos, information booklets, mock exams, worked examples,  marked assignments and tasks and ongoing personal tutor support throughout.  You will complete untimed Assessments or timed exams at the end of each Unit for submission to NCFE.  Guidance and re-sits are included.

Free careers advice, CV review/design and job application support are included in the course.

Level 3 - Advanced IT User Diploma - Microsoft Office
Word - Word ProcessingExcel - Spreadsheets and Charts
PowerPoint - Electronic PresentationsAccess - Databases
Outlook - Email and PIMPublisher - Desktop Publishing
Internet Browsing Software

You will need Microsoft Office for this section of the course.  Monthly subscription available for Office 365 or earlier versions back to 2013 are suitable.  Details on request.

Level 3 - Advanced Administration Diploma
Business EventsBusiness Trips
Business Meetings and Conference CallsReviewing Office Procedures
Research and Report WritingHR Recruitment
Diary ManagementBusiness Organisations
Petty Cash, Stationery and Travel Costs ManagementComposing Complex Business Documents
Level 3 - Managerial Administration Diploma
Chairing a Business MeetingDelivering Presentations
Legislation Affecting Business OrganisationsTeam Leadership
Staff Interviews and Training ReviewsProject Management
Level 3 - Advanced Business Documents Diploma
Touch Typing and Speed Development (interactive typing program)Advanced Business Letters
Complex TablesProducing and Editing Multi-page Reports
Audio TranscriptionMail Merge
Level 3 - Executive Assistant Skills Certificate
Confidence Building and Self EsteemOrganisational Skills, Stress Management, Ergonomics and Health
Communication Skills - Body Language, Listening and Answering Skills, Telephone TechniquesRelationship and People Management skills
Social Media and Networking Skills
Level 3 - Leadership Skills Certificate
Team Leadership SkillsPerformance Management
Coaching and CommunicationManaging Projects
Effective Negotiation
Level 3 - Teeline Shorthand Diploma - Additional option - special discount rate - £180
Teeline TheorySpeed Development from 40 wpm to 70 wpm
Business Correspondence Dictation and TranscriptionMinutes of Business Meetings

There are 2 text books with this Diploma.  You will also need an A5 notebook and biro.

Course Fees and Start Dates

We have different payment options and start dates for you to choose from.  Please click here to see our current discounts and availability.


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How to Enrol

If you would like to enrol on this course:

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Phone: 0800 500 3096

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