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Secretary & PA Diploma Programme

Course summary
5 days
999 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
Next available date: 16/11/2020 10:00 - London
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999 GBP
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Course description

Secretary & PA Diploma Programme - A comprehensive Secretarial and Personal Assistant Training Course

This Secretary & Personal Assistant Diploma Programme training with Souters is designed to prepare students to become a (or provides consolidation skills for) Personal Assistant / Secretary in any business sector.

This Secretarial and PA course focuses on skill enhancement and looks at building confidence through improving interpersonal and self-developmental skills providing a sounding footing on your career development path.

The course aims to provide the full range of Souters’ Secretarial training, giving the student a fully documented commercial training for an immediate move into the job market with broad options.

Course dates and duration

There are different study options available for the Secretary / PA Diploma Programme, including full-time or part-time (evenings or weekends) for five or ten weeks. The courses have a live tutor and concludes with a practical assessment.

The Touch Typing Course can be completed at work or home. Participants have three months in which to achieve the pass standard for certification.

The Microsoft Office Training has to be completed within three months from date of commencement. This can be completed at work or home. Special arrangements can be made for overseas students. Access to the training system is available for one year.

This course is CPD accredited.

This course is also delivered virtually.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Secretary & PA Diploma Programme is suitable for a variety of people such as:

  • Existing Secretaries or PA’s looking to consolidate their skills and obtain certification.
  • People from other sectors looking for career change
  • School leavers with good results
  • Company employees looking for diversification training
  • Home workers looking to build a skill base

Course requirements:

  • A good general level of education and a positive attitude
  • Minimum intermediate English

Souters' unique Secretarial training is designed for people with experience ranging from complete beginner to those having some experience of the day-to-day requirements of the Secretarial / PA functions. Most people use common PC based computer programmes on a regular basis. Many have some typing skills. Some have had experience of Administrative but not Secretarial roles.

Our training takes these varied experience levels into account and builds on them with the objective of students achieving the Souters Secretarial / PA Diploma after examination and course work assessment.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

After successfully completion, participants will be awarded with:

  • A CPD Secretarial / PA Diploma
  • Souters Microsoft Certification of 3 Microsoft packages
  • A Typing / Audio Certification
  • CPD Accreditation for the course

Why choose Souters

Offering courses since 1988

Interest free credit financing 

Fully accredited training centre


The cost of this Secretary & PA Diploma Programme is £999  per person. Interest free instalments plus early payment discounts are all available

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Souters - Office Admin & Secretarial training courses

Souters is a renowned training provider that has been successfully delivering PA courses, Secretarial courses, Office Manager Courses, Administration Courses, Legal Secretarial courses, as well as Bookkeeping, Finance and Microsoft Office Training, since it was founded in 1988. Located in...

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32 Ludgate Hill
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Average rating 5

Based on 7 reviews

Debbie, PA/Office Manager
I enjoyed the whole course. I will definitely doing another course in the future.
I am now aware of the high standard that is required to be an efficient PA. Also effective way of managing your workload. Writing emails and letters for the company was challenging; I now feel quite confident with this task.
Kylie L.
I took this course in May and it has paid dividends. I have now got a job through one of Souters partners and I am starting as a PA. I learnt a lot on the course and the training is comprehensive covering Microsoft, Keyboard skills and many other items. Firm recommend from me!!
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