Professional Executive PA

20-week intensive career development programme.

If you’re looking to advance your career towards a 
Senior Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant role, 
this is a great programme to launch your career.

With the Professional Executive PA diploma,
you’ll learn how to stay one step ahead, 
anticipating needs and meeting the demands 
of this challenging, yet rewarding role.

Talk to our admissions team

What you'll learn

Your programme includes a comprehensive range of modules to give you the skillset required for your career:
  • Secretarial Skills
  • Office IT Skills
  • Media and Marketing
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Business Awareness
  • Career Development Strategies

How we support your learning

You'll work closely with our team of specialist tutors and coaches to maximise your understanding of each topic in your programme through a variety of small group workshop learning activities and individual projects.

Your personal Learning Coach will work with you to ensure your study plan delivers results and that you graduate as quickly as possible.

Get a Job

Our career coaching programme will equip you with the skills and connections to translate your new skills into successful career progression.

Our recruitment partners at Melius provide our graduates with direct access to hidden market job opportunities in business support roles.

Core Technical Modules

  • Touch Typing
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Speedwriting
  • Successful Meetings and Minutes
  • Diary Management
  • Business Travel

Core Business Modules

  • Event Management Essentials
  • Introduction to Business Structure and Law
  • HR Essentials
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Time Management
  • Understanding Business Accounts

London Campus

Our accelerated learning programmes are delivered exclusively at Pitman Training’s Central London campus on Bloomsbury Square.

Students benefit from access to our full range of campus facilities including seminar rooms, our fully equipped IT classrooms, independent workspace and breakout facilities. 

Our campus is two minutes’ walk from Holborn tube station on the Central and Piccadilly lines.  We are five minutes’ walk from Tottenham Court Road on the Elizabeth Line providing fast access for students commuting from outside London. 

We’re in the heart of London’s West End in an education focussed neighbourhood close to several other professional training schools, 

After class, we’re minutes away from Oxford Street shopping and entertainment options in Covent Garden.

Payments and Pricing

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for this high value programme start at £8999

Talk to our admissions team to spread your tuition fees over upto 24 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often do I have to attend campus?

Students on our accelerated learning programme are expected to attend campus each day (Mon to Fri)  to participate in scheduled activities.

When does this programme start?

We have three planned intakes for this programme during 2023 in January, April and September.
What happens if I miss a lesson?

Students will have access to digital content for every learning activity in your programme to ensure you don’t fall behind or miss out.

These activities can be studied in our Open Study sessions on campus or at home in the evenings and weekends.
Will you help me find work?

Our Career Coaches will provide you with a wide range of support to help you secure work following graduation from your programme.

This may include introductions to hiring employers that value the quality of skills that our graduates possess, and privileged access to vacancies being handled by our partner recruitment businesses.

What are the eligiblity requirements?

We’re more interested in your potential than your past.

All activities are taken in English so students will need sufficient language skills to participate in the learning activities and produce work to the required standard.
How much can I earn?

Starting salaries in London average £32,000 for Personal Assistants and £41,000 for Executive Assistants.

Career progression can be rapid and assistants working in senior corporate roles or supporting high profile individuals command salaries in excess of £50,000 per year.