Executive PA Diploma

Our online distance learning/home study Executive PA Diploma course is our most popular and extensive course for those looking for a rewarding career as an Executive PA!  Accredited by NCFE CQ at Level 3 and CPD recognised.

Personal AssistantBusiness organisations from the UK and abroad choose this course to train their staff as well as private students as it the leading Executive PA Diploma available to study online and well recognised in the business world.

Course fees, payment options and discounts are detailed below.


Course Overview

Course Material  There is 1 text book included in this course plus a wide range of course material including demonstration videos, worked examples, build up exercises, information booklets, audio files, interactive typing program etc.

Tutor Support  Qualified and experienced tutors will be working with you throughout the course providing feedback to submitted work, guidance and tutoring via email with the option to book phone/video calls when required.

Accessing Your Course  You will access your course online from your computer, tablet or phone on the move or from home via your Learning Hub Account.

Course Open up to 2 years, giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays, illness, moving house etc.

Studying  From as little as 2 hours a week or more to suit you.  Study full time and complete within 5 months.

100% Complete at home The whole course, including Assessments can be completed at home.

Careers Advice  CV design, interviews, support whilst applying for jobs included and for up to 2 years after completion. Students secure a new job or gain promotion whilst studying with us or after they have completed their course.

Course Content

Administration – 10 Units

  • Diary Management
  • Business Meetings
  • Business Trips
  • Business Events
  • HR Support
  • Petty Cash/Travel Expenses
  • Research and Reporting
  • Office Procedures
  • Composing Business Documents
  • Business Organisations

IT Skills – Microsoft Office – 7 Units

  • Word – Word Processing
  • Outlook – Email and PIM
  • Excel – Spreadsheets and Charts/Graphs
  • PowerPoint – Electronic Presentations
  • Access – Databases
  • Publisher – Desk Top Publishing
  • Internet and Web Research

Business Documents – 6 Units

  • Advanced Business Letters
  • Complex Tables
  • Complex Reports
  • Mail Merge
  • Advanced Audio Transcription
  • Touch Typing and Speed Development – Interactive Program

PA Skills – 5 Units

  • Confidence Building and Self Esteem
  • Organisational Skills, Stress Management, Ergonomics and Health
  • Communication Skills
  • Relationships and People Management Skills
  • Social Media and Networking Skills

Teeline Shorthand can be added for additional cost of £180 (reduced from £240).


Accreditation by NCFE CQ and CPD

NCFE CQ10452Executive PA Diploma (Level 3)

You will also be awarded 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) (if you choose this additional option)

Level 3 is advanced level and the Executive PA 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 Fees – £2,100

Pay in Full – 20% Discount – £1,680 – Save £420

Study as quickly as you wish and complete the course as soon as you wish.  You can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer.  Invoices for employers paying can also be provided.

Pay quarterly (£525 per quarter) or Pay monthly (£158.33 per month) – Deposit £200 balance over 12 monthly payments

The course is spread over at least 12 months to match the payment plan.  This option is also open to employers funding the course.

Next Step

For careers and course advice please contact our careers adviser: penny@lewiscollege.co.uk.

We have specific start dates when you can start a course, with limited places available.

To enrol please Complete an Enrolment Form here – showing current start dates.