Executive PA Diploma

Train with us to be an Executive PA whether you are in London, Europe or on the other side of the world!  Study on line from your home.

Qualify with our Executive PA Diploma NCFE CQ10452 plus 650 CPD credits.

Personal AssistantHighly recognised by employers in different business sectors including NHS, local government, banks, charities, corporate and small businesses.

Suitable for beginners, those changing careers and those already working as a PA/Secretary/Administrator looking to gain recognition for existing experience and increase skills/knowledge.  The course will qualify you as an Executive PA!

Start Dates and Course Fees

Find out about our latest start dates and any special discounts currently available.


Study on line from home – with a difference!

Personal AssistantStudy at home 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 – all looking to develop their PA careers, have more job security and more confidence in their role.


Accreditation – NCFE CQ and 650 CPD points/credits

The course is a fully accredited qualification and upon successful completion you will be awarded 650 CPD points/credits and the:

Executive PA Diploma (Level 3) – CQ10452

Comprising the following individual Diplomas and Certificate:

CQ10447 – Advanced IT User Diploma (Level 3)
CQ10445 – Advanced Administration Diploma (Level 3)
CQ10446 – Advanced Business Documents Diploma (Level 3)
CQ10472  – PA Skills Certificate (Level 3)


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

Level 3 is advanced level and the course 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

Personal AssistantThere is a PA text book included in the course, IT manuals, demonstration videos, information booklets, mock exams, worked examples,  marked assignments and tasks, ongoing personal tutor support.  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 and job application support 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 - 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 - PA 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 - 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 a shorthand notebook and biro.

How to Enrol

If you would like to enrol on this course:

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Email: info@lewiscollege.co.uk

Phone: 0800 500 3096

Providing details of

  • Course Title
  • Date you would like to start
  • Which payment option you would like to choose
  • If you would like to pay monthly – please let us know the monthly amount you would like to pay to suit your budget.  The course will be spread over this payment plan.

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