PA Courses

As with all of the courses offered by Lewis College, our Personal Assistant Courses are distance learning courses which can be studied at home or in the workplace.

Our Personal Assistant Courses range from beginner or refresher short courses, up to our flagship Executive PA Course which is studied at Level 3 and covers IT, Administration and Business Document modules.

The courses have been designed and developed over 35 years of training, linking with industry for feedback and development ideas.  They cover a comprehensive range of topics enabling you to develop your skills and knowledge to a professional standard so you can cope with a PA role with confidence.

Personal Assistant Courses

Lady working on her Personal Assistant CourseExecutive PA Course

Our specialised Executive PA Diploma is our most popular PA course and is designed to train you to a professional standard for a rewarding career as a top Personal Assistant!

Accredited qualification by NCFE CQ plus 650 CPD points/credits.

This Personal Assistant course has 4 key sections:

• IT/Computer Skills covering Microsoft Office
• Administration
• Professional Business Documents
• Personal Assistant Skills

The Executive PA Diploma is made up of 28 modules in total.

Executive PA Course Details


A mother studying the PA Certificate showing her child the course on a computer whilst sat on a sofaPA Diploma Course

Our PA Diploma NCFE CQ qualification is designed to provide you with a shorter Personal Assistant course than the Executive PA Diploma, you can focus on key modules and complete the course more quickly.

You have the option of adding on more modules later to gain the full Diploma – 2-year time limit applies.

400 CPD points/credits are also accredited to this course.

This Personal Assistant course has 3 key sections:

• IT/Computer Skills covering Microsoft Office
• Administration
• Professional Business Documents

The PA Certificate is made up of 15 modules in total.

PA Diploma Course Details


A Personal Assistant Courses being completed on a computer in a coffee shopPA Certificate

The PA Certificate is the shortest of the Personal Assistant Courses offered at the college. Designed for those who wish to have a refresher in key areas or who wish to study a very short course.

You have the option of adding on more modules later to gain the full PA Certificate and/or Diploma – 2-year time limit applies.

The PA Certificate course is accredited by NCFE CQ and also has 320 CPD points/credits.

This Personal Assistant course has 3 key sections:

• IT/Computer Skills covering Microsoft Office
• Administration
• Professional Business Documents

The PA Certificate is made up of 10 modules in total.

PA Certificate – Course Details