Introduction Level PA Course – CPD Accredited

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This Introduction Level PA Course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to PA work. This course is ideal for people looking to move into PA Jobs with no previous experience and limited/no previous experience. You will gain a professional qualification and the mix of administrative PA skills combined with IT and Keyboards skills needed to move into a PA job.

It also forms an excellent basis for continued training as a PA. You could opt to continue and take our more advanced PA Courses – CPD Accredited, to attain a more senior PA role.

It provides a sound set of administrative PA skills; builds confidence; enables early entry to the job market through creating job readiness.

Objective

To provide a stepping stone to getting your first junior administration, secretary or PA role. This is ideal for building the experience needed to progress to more senior PA roles. The course is structured to act as an introduction prior to embarking on our PA Course or PA Diploma.

Course Format

There will be a two-day, tutor-led course segment delivered by an experienced PA trainer in a Virtual Classroom. Here you can gain the valuable guidance of learning from an experienced PA.

There is a one month period of flexi-time online study following this two-day virtual classroom course. In this period you will study Microsoft Office and Keyboard skills to suit your schedule.

We offer all successful passes from this course, a £100 credit towards more advanced Admin, PA and other Souters’ vocational courses.

Introduction Level PA Course

Course Content

Introduction Level PA Course – 2 Day Virtual Classroom with an experienced PA tutor

  • The structure of a Company
  • Duties of a PA and the job role
  • Health and Safety in the office
  • Filing
  • Emails and email management
  • Time management and prioritisation
  • The purpose of the Office
  • Structure of Departments and Organisational structures
  • Mail management
  • Stationery – Stock Control
  • Telephone etiquette and procedure
  • Client care skills
  • Proof-reading
  • CV and Career Advice

Keyboard skills – online training module for one month

  • Touch Typing

Microsoft Office Course – online training module for one month

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook

The MS Office and typing elements of the course can be started early, if requested, as many students are keen to get going quickly. The course is structured to assist people who cannot attend full time over one month. We provide tutor-led classroom sessions for two days and thereafter you may attend on flexi-hours. Some training can be carried out at home online.

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Testimonials

“I am very happy with the course. It was a very good decision! I would recommend it to everyone”. She further added that she “…would like to do the next level”.

Dates and Duration

The MS Office and typing elements of the course can be started at any time. You can opt to take this section of the course before or after the virtual classroom training. The course is structured to assist people who cannot attend full time for over one month.

  • We provide tutor-led virtual classroom sessions for two days from 10:30 to 4:00
  • One month of online interactive training on a flexible basis

Please refer to the schedule for start dates.

Course Requirements

It is an Introduction Level PA Course. There are no set pre-requisites. If you have doubts about your suitability please contact us.

Suitable for

The course is ideal for people looking for a first job as a junior PA, receptionist or admin. It is ideally suited to people with no prior experience and limited/no transferrable experience from a related job.

If you have some experience in the field, you should take our PA Courses.

Benefits

  • Provides a sound set of introductory office skills
  • Builds confidence
  • Enables early entry to the job market through creating job readiness.
  • We offer all successful passes from this course, a £100 credit towards more advanced PA training.

Outcome

CPD Certification on successful completion after tests.

Additional information

Date of course

11th to 12th November 2021 – 2 Day Classroom, Book A Different Date