Course Description

Secretarial & PA Training

Global Edulink

Secretarial & PA Training.

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 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)


At the conclusion of your course, you will take an online multiple-choice test, which will be marked instantly so that you know immediately whether you have passed or not. On passing the test, you will be awarded a Certificate in Secretarial and Personal Assistant Training.

Benefits you will gain:

By enrolling in this course, you’ll get:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • Includes step-by-step tutorial videos and an effective, professional support service.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • The benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • A study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Course Code 1024
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Business, Secretarial
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Ireland
Course Fee 67
Course Times All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).
Title of Awarding Certificate in 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 PA , Secretary , Legal Secretary , Medical Secretary
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Course Provider

Global Edulink

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

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