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PA Diploma

About this PA Diploma

Our online distance learning PA Diploma qualification is accredited by NCFE CQ at Level 3. The course is also CPD recognised (Continuous Professional Development).

This PA course is for students who wish to acquire the skills necessary to work as a professional PA. The course is taught at a intermediate level, but students have the option to add additional units later on to complete the Executive PA Diploma.

  • Fast-Track

    Qualify as a Personal Assistant in as little as 3 months

  • Course Flexibility

    Course open for 16 months - giving you plenty of flexibility for holidays & illness

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  • Regular Start Dates

    Start at a time to suit you. Start dates throughout the year.

  • Expert Tutor Support

    Continuous expert tutor support throughout your course

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    Enhance your job prospects with this course


    Our qualifications are industry recognised and externally verified

  • Careers Advice

    CV design and support whilst applying for jobs for up to 2 years

Available Start Dates

  • August 2022
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Accreditation by NCFE CQ and CPD

CQ10458 – PA Diploma (Level 3)

CQ10464Teeline Shorthand Diploma (Level 3) Additional Option and Cost

Level 3 is an advanced level and the customised qualification included with this 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 CPD accreditation


Course Content

15 Units / 16 Months

  1. Diary Management
  2. Organising Business Meetings
  3. Organising Business Trips
  4. Organising Business Events
  5. Composing Complex Business Documents
  1. Word – Advanced Word Processing
  2. Outlook – Advanced Email and Personal Information Management
  3. Excel – Complex Spreadsheets, Charts & Graphs
  4. PowerPoint – Advanced Digital Presentations
  5. Advanced Internet Research


You will also learn about the vital role of collaborative software such as MS Teams, Zoom and Cloud computing.

  1. Advanced Business Letters
  2. Complex Tables
  3. Mail Merge
  4. Advanced Audio Transcription
  5. Touch Typing and Speed Development – Interactive Program

Teeline Shorthand is a very useful skill to have for taking down notes from telephone conversations, instructions and of course for minute taking at business meetings.  Having this skill enhances your CV and enables you to stand out from the crowd as well as helping you to cope with your various roles and responsibilities.

Further details can be found here: Teeline Shorthand

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  • Must be a UK resident
  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Must have a UK bank account
NOW £81 per month

WAS £116 per month

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