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PA Courses


PA Courses in London

Our PA training courses are aimed at people looking to move into a build a successful PA career. Many of our delegates come from other careers and many others are existing PAs who are looking for an Accredited PA Course and Qualification to improve their efficiency and confidence in their PA Jobs.

Different Types of PA Training Courses

We have three day PA Training Courses as well as five day versions. All of our PA Courses are CPD Accredited.  The full PA Diploma version includes MS Office Training Courses, all of which is also CPD Accredited. The training courses are available full-time and part-time, on Saturdays and some evening versions are also available.

Other Types of PA Training

Elsewhere on the site we offer Executive PA and Executive Assistant Training. There are also many specialisms for PAs that focus on Project Management, Event Management, Finance, Bookkeeping, Minute Taking, HR and many other areas that a PA will need to focus in order to become a highly successful Personal Assistant.

PA Courses Format

The courses are classroom delivered by very experienced tutors who have been training PAs for several years. The training courses are highly practical and are designed to prepare you for every aspect of PA Jobs. At the end of our training courses, delegates find that they gain practical skills, confidence and job readiness. The entire training process is very employer focussed and has proven to be popular with many companies in London and across the world.

Souters was established in 1988 and has been running live classes continuously in Central London since that time. Delegates looking to gain PA skills should attend live courses, as the Job of a PA contains large elements of client facing and people managing skills. This means that the best method of gaining confidence in honing these skills is through direct interaction with an experienced PA tutor.

"I attended this course to refresh and enhance my PA skills. It was an intense week of classroom style learning, together with practical typing tasks. The tutor was competent and delivered the training extremely effectively. I will definitely be able to apply the skills I have learnt in my PA role." - Student on PA Course


PA Careers of past students

PA Training Courses LondonPlease read the Career Story of Ran Yamaguchi, who completed a Souters Secretary PA Diploma and went on to progress in her career in London. CLICK HERE to read her interview.

PA Courses LondonPlease read the Career Story of Noelia. Noelia took our Souters Secretary PA Diploma and has never looked back. She went from working as a Receptionist to becoming a successful Executive PA at major PLC CLICK HERE to read about her

" She (the tutor) is very knowledgeable, interesting and knows her stuff. Very straight to the point and easy to understand. She is always willing to help and patient with all the questions; she is interested in us too"

............................................................Clarinda Barnhoorn, Netherlands

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PA Course - CPD accredited
PA Course Objective To provide a sound knowledge base and practical ability to perform effect..
Ex Tax: £699.00
Secretary PA Course - CPD accredited
"I am really glad I invested my savings in this course; I learnt a lot and am looking forwar..
Ex Tax: £999.00
Secretary Personal Assistant Diploma - CPD accredited
"Hi, I just wanted to mention that I got a job! I'm working as a personal assistant at a..
Ex Tax: £1,299.00
Project Management for a PA - 1 day workshop
Objective To provide insight into the mix of skills and techniques required by an Executive A..
Ex Tax: £299.00
AAT Bookkeeping Course for a PA
AAT Course for a PA Objective The aim of the AAT Course or a PA is to gain an understand..
Ex Tax: £499.00
Speed Writing Course
Speed Writing Course in London Speed Writing Workshop Overview This course seeks to enabl..
Ex Tax: £199.00
Minute Taking Course - CPD accredited
“Excellent session, well run, very informative trainer. Easy to read, easy to find and well..
Ex Tax: £199.00
Beginner Office Skills Training
Course Details The training system has been developed over several years and is compelling to..
Ex Tax: £279.00
Executive PA Advanced Course - Communicating and Negotiating
Outline An intense one day course specifically aimed at individual ability to communicate eff..
Ex Tax: £499.00
Report Writing Courses
"Excellent course, excellent tutor, highly recommended!" Objective To provide a..
Ex Tax: £199.00
Touch Typing Courses Online
Online Typing Course Objective To gain the methodology required to touch type. To build t..
Ex Tax: £99.00
Business Writing Course
Outline An intensive course that is designed to develop written English skills in all common ..
Ex Tax: £199.00
Social Media Course for a PA
Objective To provide related skills for PA's and EA's. To demonstrate how to..
Ex Tax: £299.00
Audio Typing Course
Audio Typing or Transcription is a tremendous asset to anyone looking to get a Secretary, Adminis..
Ex Tax: £139.00
CV Editing Services
CV Editing Services Why are CVs so important? Your CV is the first thing that an Employer..
Ex Tax: £49.99

Related Information

PA Training

Our programmes are created to prepare people for a variety of different jobs, from being the PA of a small business in the suburbs to being the personal assistant of the director of a large international corporation. Both of these positions require the same skills, although obviously the pressure felt in one drastically outweighs that of the other. Because of this, each PA Course has been designed to provide the necessary skills and techniques to ensure that students survive the fast-paced world that this type of career often leads to. From learning the ins and outs of essential computer programs such as Microsoft Office to minute taking in meetings, everything is covered within our comprehensive courses. Our curriculum even covers additional aspects of being a secretary or personal assistant, such as having the emotional intelligence to manage difficult bosses and boosting your confidence to tackle those tricky situations where everything goes wrong at once. As you can see, we will prepare you for the challenges ahead, ensuring that you will do the job well the first time around. And once you have performed to the best of your abilities, you will discover why so many people enjoy this rewarding career.

PA Courses

Once you have completed your course, you will be well-equipped to then move forward into your future profession. If you are interested in gaining all of the skills, knowledge and training that you need to successfully join this popular field, have a look for a suitable short training course through the information found on our website. We go through an overview of each course and the various benefits that you will receive. We also list the syllabus in detail, ensuring that you know exactly what you will get when you enrol. If you have any questions about our PA training courses, you can contact us via phone, fax or the form on our website. We will be happy to discuss the possibility of you joining our school and can assist you in enrolling in a programme that suits your needs perfectly. With a permanent facility and a team of skilled instructors, you can see why Souters is the place to go to for some of the best PA training in the UK. We look forward to arming you with all the skills and knowledge that you require to create and then develop a successful secretarial career in today’s fast-paced world.