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Executive PA Courses (Diploma Level)

Diploma Level Executive PA Course – A Real Career Builder!

Executive PA CoursesThis Executive PA Course (Diploma Level) is our most popular and most “job winning” programme.

Leading to a nationally respected Pitman diploma, this is one of our most widely respected Executive PA courses, comprising 13 core modules, plus 4 elective subjects – and you can qualify in less than a year!


The core modules are:

Touch Typing
Typing Speed Development
Microsoft Word – Beginners to Intermediate
Microsoft Word – Advanced
Microsoft Excel – Beginner / Inter
Microsoft Excel – Advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Outlook
Audio Typing Level 1
Effective Business Communication
Meetings and Minute Taking Seminar
Event Management Essentials
Select 4 Elective Subjects

To complete the diploma you will select four elective subjects, which can be any of our single courses or seminars.

Popular options amongst our Croydon and London PA students are bookkeeping courses, SpeedWriting, Audio Typing Level 2,Legal Secretarial modules and Facebook For Business.

But don’t worry if you can’t decide – our dedicated Course Advisors are here to help you determine which mixture of electives is best for you, basing suggestions on your career aspirations and past experience.

Our comprehensive Executive PA Courses equip students with the skills required to become an outstanding personal assistant or EA!

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How Our Diploma Level Executive PA Courses Work.

Our self-paced learning style means you can study our PA courses in London or Croydon at your own pace, with our friendly, supportive tutors on hand to help if you have any questions or get stuck.

The courses are audio based and you will receive a course workbook for each module, which is yours to keep when you finish for further reference.

You can drop into the training centre when it’s convenient for you to study, and can study as little or as much as you like in this time.

Plus, we’re open until 8pm most nights and all day Saturday, so it’s really easy to fit any of our Executive PA courses around your other commitments.


We’re based in three central locations in London and Croydon:

    If you can’t get to one of our centres, many of the Executive PA Diploma modules are available as distance learning programmes, allowing you to study from home.

    Ready to find out how our Executive PA courses can improve your career prospects?

    Speak to a Course Advisor today!

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    Who Should Study Our Executive PA Diploma?

    Anybody wishing to become a top Personal Assistant, or those already working as an Executive PA, but needs a qualification to prove their skills and move up the career ladder should enrol on Pitman Training’s Executive PA Courses in London.

    Our Executive PA Diploma is the most widely recognised senior PA qualification of its kind and attracts all kinds of ambitious students, whether quiet or extrovert.

    Many of our students have English as their second language, and they often tell us that this course is great in helping them develop their English language skills.

    To find out more about how this course can help you get a better job or earn a promotion, get in touch with one of our friendly Course Advisors today.

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    Diploma Pricing Process

    What’s special about training with Pitman Training London and Croydon is that we can personalise your diploma to meet your specific needs.

    This not only allows you to get the most out of the course in terms of your career aspirations, but it also ensures that you don’t have to cover, or pay for, any modules that you are already experienced in.

    Our Course Advisors will help you pick your elective modules and will able to assess your skills before you enrol if necessary, which will allow them to work out your unique executive pa courses price.

    The price will include all your training materials, the first attempt at all exams, use of our training centre for up to a year and unlimited support from our experienced tutors.

    When you enquire, don’t forget to ask about this month’s special diploma promotion!

    Top Tip For Prospective PA Students

    Rachna ShahNot sure which electives to choose?

    Don’t worry – our Course Advisors are there to help you.

    Here’s what Rachna suggests: “Minute Taking is such a prized skill as a PA – we have noticed it appearing on the majority of job specifications we have sent to us from top agencies. It is essential you have this skill when applying for these types of roles. In terms of electives – I’d recommend adding Shorthand or SpeedWriting to really make employers take notice!

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    PA Courses At Pitman Training

    Whether you’re looking to start a career as a PA, or you’re already employed in a PA role but need to enhance your career prospects, Pitman Training in London and Croydon have a wide variety of PA Courses to suit your specific needs.

    From our two day Executive PA Course in London to our two year Professional Executive PA Diploma, we aim to offer you the right amount of skills training to suit your level of experience.

    And if you;re already in-post as an EA or PA, check out our 1-day seminar, Positively Improving The PA’s Workflow.

    If you’re interested in training to become a Legal or Medical Secretary, or if you would like to find out more about our extensive range of office skills based diplomas, you can find the full diploma list here.

    Personal Assistant Training – Our Most Popular PA Diploma

    If you’re interested in Personal Assistant training that demonstrates to a potential employer that you meet all the essential office skills they require in their staff, this Pitman Training Executive PA diploma will give you one of the most widely recognised senior secretarial qualifications you can obtain.

    This is the Personal Assistant training course that leads to the highest paid jobs.

    You work at your own pace, with experienced tutors on hand to help if you need extra support, with regular tests to determine whether you’re ready to progress.

    This PA course consists of 13 core modules plus 4 elective subjects.

    Our core modules aim to provide you with the most practical skills to develop your career prospects, with modules including Touch Typing and Microsoft Office.

    Our friendly Course Advisors will help you decide which elective subjects to choose, based on any past experience you may have and what you plan to achieve from you qualification.

    To find out more, or to enrol on this PA course, just get in touch with us today.

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    ✔ Start and study our PA courses at any time

    ✔ Three central locations in London and Croydon

    ✔ Study from home options are available

    ✔ Study daytimes, evenings, Saturdays or a mixture

    ✔ Get exemptions for skills you already have

    ✔ Qualify in as little as 16 weeks or take up to a year

    ✔ Take advantage of our fantastic payment plan options

    With Pitman Training London, you can customise your Executive PA Course so that it focuses on your career aspirations, skill level and the amount of free time you can commit to studying.

    And when you complete your course, you’ll leave Pitman with the confidence and skills needed to help you apply for top Executive PA roles!