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Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA®

BMTG (UK) Ltd, Online (+10 locations)
4.5 days
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Elevate Your Career with ACEA® - Enrol Today!

The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA® program is your pathway to professional growth and success. Enrol now to enhance your skills, expand your network, and unlock exciting career opportunities.

The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA® program is a transformative professional development opportunity that can take your career as an executive assistant to new heights 

By enrolling in ACEA®, you will gain access to a wealth of knowledge, practical skills, and valuable resources that will empower you to excel in your role and join over 3000 alumni globally who have successfully attained the ACEA® credential.

At ACEA® Training we understand the crucial role executive assistants play in driving organizational success. In 2010 we identified that the role of the Executive Assistant was changing and that's why we partnered with leading experts in the field to design a unique, intensive and comprehensive executive-led certified program tailored to meet the specific challenges and demands faced by modern-day executive assistants like yourself.

Here's what ACEA® has to offer:

Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our ACEA® program offers a meticulously crafted curriculum that covers a wide range of topics, including strategic planning, project management, communication and collaboration, and leadership development. Each module is designed to equip you with the tools and techniques needed to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced executive environment.

Executive Level Trainers: All ACEA® program trainers are senior level executives with a deep understanding of what business acumen skills are looked for by executives from their assistants. Their expertise and insights will provide you with invaluable guidance and mentorship throughout the program.

Networking Opportunities: ACEA® brings together a diverse community of experienced executive assistants from various industries. Engage in meaningful discussions, exchange best practices, and forge connections that will expand your professional network and open doors to exciting career opportunities.

Professional Recognition: ACEA® is certified by Qualifi a recognised UK awarding body, accredited by the CPD Standards Office (equivalent to CEUs) and is approved by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) gaining 28 CAP re-certification points. For the past 10 years ACEA® has been, and is continuing to be, promoted and hosted by Lucy Brazier OBE’s Executive Support Media organisation.

Upon successful completion of the ACEA® program, you will receive a digital credential and certificate, validating your advanced skills and knowledge as an executive assistant. This credential will enhance your professional credibility and set you apart in the competitive job market.

Flexibility and Convenience: We understand the demands of your busy schedule. That's why ACEA® offers a choice of learning formats including classroom events globally and virtual events covering all time zones or in-house/on-site to meet your scheduling needs.

Over 3000 Executive Assistants have now participated in ACEA®, which is delivered as both open courses or can be scheduled in-house / on-site for your team/group 

  • 99.7% of attendees have said they would recommend ACEA® to a colleague or friend in the post event surveys
  • Average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from nearly 700 course reviews on
  • Gain an internationally accredited certificate, approved by a recognised UK awarding body: Qualifi
  • Post-nominal: Proudly display ACEA® after your name on your business card and resume/CV
  • Approved by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) qualifying for 28 recertification points
  • Accredited by the CPD Standards Office and awarded 30 CPD credits

Suitability - Who should attend?

Why have over 3000 Executive Assistants participated in this ground-breaking, globally recognised program?

  • To give their bosses greater confidence to delegate more important & critical tasks
  • To gain a broader understanding of the business, increase business acumen & bring new ideas/skills to their organisation
  • To rejuvenate their passion for their career, take the next step up & progress further
  • To show what they are capable of
  • To manage projects more efficiently, increase productivity and delegate
  • To join & share experiences with Executive Assistants from other sectors and countries
  • To stand out with a globally recognised accredited certification
  • To gain respect in the boardroom & recognition of role & responsibilities
  • To learn from world-renowned trainers & accomplished business leaders

This highly practical and interactive ACEA® course has been specifically designed for all Administrative Professionals, including:

  • Executive Assistants
  • Management Assistants
  • Office Managers
  • Senior Assistants
  • Executive Personal Assistants
  • Executive Secretaries
  • Personal Assistants
  • Personal Secretaries
  • Administration Managers
  • Management Secretaries
  • Executive Personal Secretaries

PLUS anyone commencing their journey to become a Chief of Staff.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Gain internationally recognised digital credentials which are:

  • Certified by Qualifi, a recognised UK awarding body.
  • Approved by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) (qualifying for 28 recertification points).
  • Accredited by the CPD Standards Office and awarded 30 CPD credits.

In addition you can proudly your ACEA® digital credentials after your name on your social media, business card and resumé/CV.

Training Course Content

The ACEA® program covers levels 2 to 5 of the Global Skills Matrix for Executive Assistants. Check out our website for full details.

Delivery Options & Expenses

Public Courses

The ACEA® public classroom course is delivered over 5 days in multiple international locations including Europe, Middle East, East Africa, West Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, South East Asia, Australasia and the United States of America

Online Courses

The ACEA® public online course is delivered over 7 sessions spanning 3 weeks. The schedule is Tues/Wed/Thurs + Tues/Wed/Thurs + Thurs. Each session is 4 hours except the final session which is 2 hours. Breaks are provided.

Start times are 9.00am Pacific Time, 9.00am and 1.30pm London and 8.00am Singapore

In-house Online can be scheduled to suit the client

In-House / On-Site Courses
BMTG (UK) Ltd can also deliver this course in-house anywhere in the world, either directly or via one of our global Partners. 

PA Networks and Associations

Special exclusive deals are available for bona fide PA Networks and Associations. For details of how your members can benefit significantly from group bookings please contact us directly.

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02 Dec 2023

This was an excellent course which encompassed a range of tasks and perfectly relevant to our careers but it also provided an insight of how we can progress our careers. Richard...

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Adriana Cilli
01 Dec 2023

I thank my course director Jeff Lockhart for leading my learning in the best way possible. It was intense training, with a lot of quality and real practices for my experience. ...

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Beverly Alu
30 Nov 2023

The course was dynamic and the lecturer was very passionate. Detailed information provided and was easy for digestion. Enjoyed every bit of the session.

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