Are you currently an executive assistant or are you aspiring to be one? This course will teach you how to be the best executive and personal assistant your boss could ever imagine.


Being an executive and personal assistant requires having the same skills and knowledge of the person you are assisting with. In this course, you will adequately learn how to work as an executive assistant with the demanding bosses and help them in executing their functions well. You will know how to adapt to their styles of management. Learn how to communicate through written, verbal and nonverbal methods. Explore your time management skills and know how to manage meetings effectively. More importantly, you will know how to use all the tools of the trade effectively in this course.

Who is the course for?

  • Current executive and personal assistants who want to improve their administrative skills.
  • People who have an interest in becoming an executive or personal assistant

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

The Executive and Personal Assistant Training Course would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Entrepreneur Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Medical Secretary
  • Personal Assistant.

Course Curriculum

Executive and Personal Assistant Training Course
Module One – Getting Started 00:30:00
Module Two – Working with Your Manager 01:00:00
Module Three – Administrative Soft Skills 01:00:00
Module Four – Effective Time Management 01:00:00
Module Five – Meeting Management 01:00:00
Module Six – Tools of the Trade (I) 01:00:00
Module Seven – Tools of the Trade (II) 01:00:00
Module Eight – Being an Effective Gatekeeper 01:00:00
Module Nine – Organizational Skills 01:00:00
Module Ten – Confidentiality Guidelines 01:00:00
Module Eleven – Special Tasks 01:00:00
Module Twelve – Wrapping Up 00:30:00
Executive and Personal Assistant Training Course- Activities 00:00:00
Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading: Executive Secretarial and Personal Assistant Training Course 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Executive and Personal Assistant Training Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Executive and Personal Assistant Training Course 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Executive Secretarial and Personal Assistant Training Course


    Overall, a very good course, helped in giving me confidence to approach the role of a Personal Assistant when I leave school. Am also studying three others to help me further 😀



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