Admin, Secretarial & PA

Admin, Secretarial & PA Level 3 Certificate endorsed by ABC Awards, Assignment Based | with Full Microsoft Office

Brentwood Open learning College


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200 Hours
Level 3 Certificate Admin, Secretarial & PA(Certificate of Achievement)
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Admin, Secretarial & PA

Study Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate Level 3 course for the opportunity to earn an endorsed certificate from Certificate of Achievement. A career as a Admin, secretarial & PA could take you places you never dreamed possible. It’s no secret that successful personal assistants enjoy a high-flying lifestyle, where global travel and glamorous engagements are all part and parcel of the job. It’s simply a case of taking that first important step up the ladder. Breaking into the world of Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate services is never easy, but promises an incredible long-term outlook for those who make it. Whether the dream is to support a business owner, an executive or even a celebrity, targeted studies could make all the difference. By studying online for a Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate, you’ll be one step closer to transforming your dreams into a rewarding reality!

This introductory Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate is ideal for newcomers, with no prior knowledge or experience required. Study the basics of professional Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate services, building the confidence you’ll need to take your career to the next level. Get to know the daily duties and functions of personal assistants, the secretarial skills needed to work as a PA and the characteristics that make the difference between successful PAs and everyday administrative assistants. Enjoy the freedom to study from any location at a pace that suits you, with complete tutor support provided throughout! If you’re ready to take the next step in your career journey, get started on your Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate today!


Level 3 Certificate Admin, Secretarial & PA(Certificate of Achievement)
Awarded by ABC Awards

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Admin, Secretarial & PA

Course Benefits

We go the extra mile to provide open and accessible distance-learning opportunities for ambitious applicants worldwide. Enrol with BOLC and gain access to a variety of benefits including:

  • The opportunity to work and gain invaluable experience while you study, with no deadlines or time-restrictions to worry about.
  • Complete support provided throughout your studies by your own personally-assigned tutor and the wider OHSC student support team.
  • Total flexibility and accessibility - create your own study schedule to suit your lifestyle and personal preferences.
  • Round-the-clock access to our cutting-edge digital learning platform, which contains all the study aids and learning resources needed to complete the course.
  • The chance to enhance your CV and your career prospects with and endorsed Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate from a recognised body.

Learning Objectives

Reliability, professionalism and commitment of the three cornerstones of successful secretarial and PA careers. Whether providing administrative services for a large team or supporting a single executive, the responsibilities shouldered by PAs and secretaries are significant and varied. The objective of this course is to prime candidates with the hard skills, industry insights and confidence needed to take this dynamic profession by storm. positions in administrative settings quickly pave the way for promotion to a much higher level. If you’re a motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious individual, this exclusive Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA could take you the rest of the way.

Ideal for newcomers and existing secretarial workers alike, this endorsed distance-learning programme could open the door to the career of your dreams. Along with all required study aids and learning resources, every candidate benefits from expert tutor support from start to finish. No deadlines or time-restrictions are imposed, so you’re free to study in your own time from any location worldwide.

By completing this Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate, you’ll benefit from a wide variety of essential skills and competencies including:

  • Advanced organisational skills
  • Professional time management and prioritisation skills
  • Improved written and verbal communication skills

Course Outline

Our most Admin, secretarial & PA Certificate Level 3 explores the functions and objectives of key administrative personnel at the highest level. Each of the 7 course modules concludes with an online assessment, which your assigned tutor will mark and return with helpful feedback. Topics covered in this advanced diploma include the following:

Unit 1: The Job Functions of a PA / Secretary

This module covers the following topics:

  • Role and Responsibilities of a PA / Secretary
  • Daily Routine
  • Office Supplies
  • Plus more

Unit 2: Telephone Skills

This module covers the following topics:

  • Telephone Usage
  • Telephone Manners
  • Telephone Etiquette Tips
  • Domestic Long-Distance Calls
  • Voice-Mail Etiquette
  • Plus more

Unit 3: Mail Services and Shipping

This module covers the following topics:

  • Postal Automation: Encoding for Business Mailers
  • Forwarding First-Class and Other Mail
  • Alternatives to Royal Mail
  • Other Shipping Services
  • Plus more

Unit 4: Travel Arrangements

This module covers the following topics:

  • Transportation Reservations
  • Finding a Reputable Agent
  • Using a Travel Agent for International Travel
  • Plus more

Unit 5: Organising Meetings

This module covers the following topics:

  • Anatomy of a Meeting
  • Types of Corporate Meetings
  • Common Problems When Scheduling Meetings
  • Planning for the Conference
  • Preparing Conference Materials
  • Plus more

Unit 6: Keeping accurate Records

This module covers the following topics:

  • How to Alphabetize for Filing and Indexing
  • Individual or Personal Names
  • File Cabinets
  • Organizing Your Computer Files
  • Using Documents Library
  • Plus more

Unit 7: Writing Business Letters

This module covers the following topics:

  • Business Documents
  • Beginning the Letter
  • Closing the Letter
  • Hyperlinks in Email Messages
  • Email Protocol for Administrative Assistants
  • HTML Format Versus Plain Text
  • What Messages Are Inappropriate for Business Email
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Admin, Secretarial & PA

This exclusive course was designed to appeal to existing secretarial/administrative workers pursuing promotion, or newcomers looking to secure their first professional position. With a firm focus on flexibility and accessibility, our courses are ideal for ambitious applicants with busy lifestyles. Level 3 Admin, secretarial & PA Certificatecould turbocharge your career prospects in almost any administrative or secretarial setting, helping you climb the career ladder and achieve your objectives. With no prior knowledge or experience required, a rewarding career as a PA or secretary could be one enjoyable course away!


Admin, Secretarial & PA

We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience.There is no particular entry requirement.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £85 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from BOLC

Certificate of Completion from BOLC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Admin, Secretarial & PA

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of professional positions, including but not limited to the following:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Personal Executive Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Office Assistant

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How long does the course take to complete


Dear Susan You can complete this Admin, Secretarial & PA Course in 3 to 6 months time. Course duration is flexible and it entirely depends on how much time you give to your studies.

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