Is the Executive PA Diploma for you?
Businesses throughout the UK respect the Pitman Training name. Thus, a Pitman degree assures them you have received the highest level of training. With our personal assistant courses, you can enjoy a successful career as a PA. Upon successful completion of this diploma, you will have world-class skills to be a highly-valued and well-paid Personal or Executive Assistant.
Award and Associated Qualifications
About the Executive PA Diploma
With Pitman’s executive assistant training, you can enjoy a rewarding and successful career. You will learn how to properly manage and organise the daily duties of an executive. Upon completion of this diploma, you will have the skills to be a highly-valued and well-paid Personal or Executive Assistant.
Get a job as a highly efficient Personal Assistant
Do you thrive working under pressure? Do you have exceptional organisation skills? How about keen attention to detail? If so, the Executive PA Diploma is the ideal training option for you.
Personal assistant courses will enable you to combine your existing personal skills with practical business skills. Thus, you will become an asset to any company.
With your diploma, you will have everything you need to work in the highly demanding and challenging role of Executive PA. Or, you can find employment as an Executive Assistant.
Gaining an executive assistant certification is a sure way to make your CV stand out. It shows that you have the proficiency to handle any task. This demonstrable qualification lets executives know that they can rely on you.
In your career, you will use the latest software to plan schedules and take minutes. You will also manage office requests and other duties. Plus, you will gain insight into how an organisation runs at a senior level.
The Essential Skills You Need to Get the Job and Succeed
As a regarded Executive PA, you’ll act as a life organiser to the senior management and company directors. You will anticipate their needs and ensure everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Typical duties will include planning and organising the schedule, taking meeting notes, managing expense reimbursement, internal and external communication, and more.
Our Executive PA Diploma will give you a broad range of skills to help you stand out and get the job. With your complete skill set, you will always be one step ahead.
In personal assistant courses, you will learn up-to-date Microsoft Office applications. Also, you will get familiar with the latest accountancy packages. Further, learn or refine traditional secretarial skills including touch typing and audio transcription.
You can also choose from four elective subjects to complement your core skills. Electives include shorthand, marketing and bookkeeping, to name a few. You can choose to study online or in one of our training centres.
What will you get in return?
A Pitman Training diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can take. In fact, Pitman is one of the most highly regarded training organisations in the world. All our programmes have a reputation for the highest quality of learning. Rest assured our executive assistant courses are of the highest calibre.
With your Executive PA Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a job as a valued, well-paid Personal or Executive Assistant.
Our Executive PA Diploma will give you a broad range of skills to help you stand out and get the job. With executive assistant training, you will always be one step ahead.
As a regarded Executive PA, you’ll act as a life organiser to the senior management and company directors. You will anticipate their needs and ensure everything runs smoothly and efficiently.
You don’t need to have gained any specific experience or qualifications before starting this diploma programme.
Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –
- Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
- You could opt to pay upfront.
- Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
- Tailored personnel letters
- Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).
Company Funded:Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.
What we can help with:
Funding & Grants:There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.
We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.
* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.
The executive assistant diploma is one of our most popular diplomas for anyone wanting to work as a PA. Courses cover a wide range of topics, so progression options are wide. You could opt to add some niche skills, such as social media or bookkeeping, to take on more responsibility. Or you can progress further to work as a Virtual Assistant.