Course Description

Course Title : Secretarial & PA Training

Global Edulink



Overview

Working as a Personal Assistant or Secretary can be rewarding and well paid, and many businesses offer perks to their support staff. Gaining a Global Edulink Certificate in Secretarial & PA Training can give your career a boost by making you more attractive to prospective employers or demonstrating to your existing employers that you have the necessary skills, motivation and knowledge to warrant a promotion.

This course is ideal for you if you are

  • New to a career as a Secretary or Personal Assistant and hoping to gain a professional qualification to help you to do your job well and begin to work your way up the career ladder.
  • An experienced Secretary or Personal Assistant seeking a professional qualification to improve your prospects of a promotion or more senior role.

You could also use this qualification to go on to train as a Medical or Legal Secretary.

Course aims

At Global Edulink, we design courses which teach practical, up-to-date skills that you can use immediately within your job. We are a leading training provider in the UK and have constructed this course in a way which will make you employable as a highly able Secretary or Personal Assistant.

We know that training for a particular role, such as a Secretary or Personal Assistant, is important but must be coupled with support in using that training to gain employment. Therefore, this course also includes advice and help in preparing your CV, cover letter and personal statement, as well as ICT training including data entry and how to use Microsoft Office.

Course Curriculum

  1. Job Functions And Description Of A Secretary/ And Pa
  2. Diary Management
  3. Business Reports And Letter Writing
  4. E-Mails Writing Tips
  5. Handling Confidential Documents
  6. Successful Meeting Minutes
  7. Note Taking
  8. Data Management, Record Keeping And Filing
  9. Appointment Booking And Arranging Interviews
  10. Delivering Postal Mail
  11. Dictating
  12. Customer Service And Telephone Handling Skills
  13. Organising A Meeting
  14. Bookkeeping
  15. Invoicing/Petty Cash
  16. Document Proofreading
  17. Tips For Speed Reading
  18. Microsoft Word
  19. Microsoft Excel
  20. Microsoft Powerpoint

Course content

The online course can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is easy to fit into your day-to-day schedule with no need to spend time or money on travel. Professionally-narrated tutorials are delivered and interspersed with interesting, interactive quizzes and tests to ensure that you are absorbing the information from the tutorials.

We provide extensive support to build your confidence and give you the encouragement to complete the full course. You will learn all the skills you need to be an effective Secretary or Personal Assistant and by the end of the course you will be confident in the following areas:

  • Diary management, scheduling and time management
  • Understanding confidentiality
  • Communicating effectively and assertively
  • Drafting business documents (reports, letters, emails, minutes, notes)
  • Data management and filing
  • Recognising and understanding different management skills (to help you to work well with your boss)
  • Customer service
  • Taking dictation
  • Finance (bookkeeping, invoicing)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

The Method of Assessment       

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification     

Successful candidates will be awarded certificates for “Secretarial and Personal Assistant Training”.

Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, PA or secretarial experience would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career Path

This course allows you to become:

  • PA
  • Secretary
  • Legal Secretary
  • Medical Secretary

Course Code GEL047
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Business, Business Communications
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Start Date 18th October 2018
Course End Date 31st December 2019
Course Fee 67
Course Duration 365 days
Entry Requirements • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, PA or secretarial experience would be an advantage. • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification. • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Career Path This course allows you to become: • PA • Secretary • Legal Secretary • Medical Secretary
For information about Global Edulink, please visit our college page on www.nightcourses.com by clicking here.

Course Provider

Global Edulink



CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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