PA Course – Virtual classroom live (3 days)


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Our CPD Accredited PA Course provides a sound knowledge base and the practical ability to perform effectively as a PA. The course aims to provide a range of PA skills to gain job readiness and the confidence to move directly into suitable PA roles.

Course Benefits

  • Tutor-led training with experienced PA/PA trainer
  • Internationally recognised and CPD Accredited- The course is well-recognised, nationally and internationally.
  • High level of job readiness on completion
  • PA skills to progress in an ongoing  successful PA Career
  • Confidence building through the development of in-depth skills
  • Excellent value MS Office add-ons available
  • Souters is well connected with quality agencies and directly with employers.

PA Course Content

The critical functions of a PA

  • Essential duties and skills of a PA
  • Career development for a PA


  • The importance of communication skills
  • Telephone
  • Client care and complaints

Professional Image and Confidence building

  • Acting as a point of contact
  • Get a “can do” mindset

Managing time – efficiency- optimise your performance.

  • Prioritisation
  • Work planning
  • Diary management with Outlook

Typing and audio improve your speed and skills

Technical PA Skills- to gain an edge in the job market

  • Preparation and delivery of quality business documents
  • Proofreading
  • Filing system management
  • Invoicing
  • Petty cash

This course is tutor-led in a virtual classroom environment with an experienced PA trainer.

The related typing training can be undertaken flexibly when you have the time to train. PA jobs are people-oriented roles. Hence our live tutor-led training gives Souters’ PAs the edge in the job market.


  • A CPD certificate is issued for this three-day PA course
  • The CPD qualification (Continuing Professional Development) is a form of accredited training required by many professional bodies such as solicitors, barristers, accountants and many more.
  • Not only are CPD Courses well respected and known across the globe, but they are also often required for specific industries. A CPD-accredited course on your CV is likely to benefit your job prospects greatly.
  • IEAA accreditation
  • A CPD PA Diploma is available as an extension to the course

PA Course Dates and Duration

The course runs three weekdays from 10:30 to 16:00. After the course, we allow up to three months to complete typing training or longer if you elect additional training.

Dates are in the drop-down area in the booking part at the top of this page.

The PA Course is suitable for the following:

This version of the PA Course is scheduled over three days to allow everyone to attend a condensed version of our 5-Day PA Course. Please find out about our 5-Day Course; HERE. This is popular with people working full-time and looking to fit the course into their work schedule.

PAs can come from varied backgrounds. It would be best if you had at least an excellent secondary education plus basic keyboard skills; some office experience would be ideal. If you do not have this, it may be that our essential courses will help. You can gain advice on this from our centre.

This course is suitable for a variety of people, such as:

  • People from other sectors are looking for a career change.
  • Existing PAs’ are looking to consolidate their skills and obtain certification.
  • Company employees are looking for consolidation training.
  • Those looking to enhance their CV with an Accredited Qualification
  • People looking to return to work and build a skill base with certification


“I am happy I invested my savings in this course; I learnt a lot and am looking forward to doing more specialised Souters’ courses.” Elena B.

“Everybody in the business world needs to take this course. It is very informative and will help in other areas outside the PA field.” Dolapo.

“I admired the elegant, clear and well-controlled way the trainer speaks, not hurried.” Mary P.

“The tutor was brilliant- a wealth of knowledge and experience and utterly professional. Georgina.

CPD Certification on successful completion

PA Course

Additional information


Virtual Classroom – 13-15 May 2024, Virtual Classroom – 10-12 June 2024