Grow your confidence and PA career with The Essential PA Programme

Unlock Your Full Potential as a Rising PA

At Your Excellency Limited , we champion EAs, PAs & Administrative Professionals like no other training provider. What can you contribute to your organisation in 2024 and beyond? Boost your career, grow in confidence and become a truly exceptional PA wherever you are in the world with The Essential PA Programme designed specifically for the PA Professional 

"This course was amazing. I learned so much not only about my role but also myself. Looking back at my first bit of coursework to my last bit I can see a real difference. Lindsay is amazing very helpful and accommodating to my extra needs The course is broken up into very useful sections with plenty of time between putting the work into action and doing the coursework. the sections are relevant to the PA world."

Natalie Douglas, Essential PA Programme learner

Who is this for?

1. Aspiring PAs who want to gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to join this profession.

2. Existing PAs who want to hone their skills and demonstrate they can apply the most up to date learning and thinking to excel in their roles.

Cohorts are capped at 10 people to ensure optimum interaction with the trainer.

At the end of this 8 month Programme you will achieve a recognised Ofqual regulated qualification (The SFJ Level 3 Award in Professional PA & Administration Skills). 

Recognised by employers and recruiters, this qualification will add credibility to your CV/resume and demonstrate your understanding and application of the most up to date learning and thinking.

Qualification Modules

Delivery is in our Vitual Academy by qualified trainers who are experts in the learning they share with you. Co-Founder & Director, Lindsay Taylor delivers some of the Units personally. A former PA herself, Lindsay is highly regarded and recognised as the industry expert for this profession.

You will receive a personalised Delegate Course Workbook and copies of the slides we use during training to encourage continuous professional development (CPD).

Programme Start: February 7th 2024

Introduction session

February 7th 2024
60 minute session with your trainer Lindsay Taylor and other learners.

Module 1 : The Role of the PA

February 27th 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Module 2 : Managing your Workload

April 25th 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Module 3 : Principles of Persuasion & Influencing

June 6th 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Module 4 : Introduction to Project Management

July 25th 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Module 5 : Principles of Self Development

September 9th 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Bonus course opportunity for The Essential PA Programme

The Essential PA Programme alumni are invited to join the Finance Masterclass on 9th May 2024 at a discounted rate of £250+VAT (usual price £495+VAT)

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Become a truly exceptional EA by combining strategy, finance, marketing and leadership know-how in this accessible and accredited blended-learning Programme. The Mini MBA is for Senior & Executive Assistants who want to master business and leadership skills.

The knowledge and skills you will learn will be equally useful within your professional role and personal lives.

IAM are one of the oldest professional bodies for business and administrative managers in the UK.

During your period of study with Your Excellency Limited, you will have Student Membership status of the IAM.

When you achieve your qualification, you’ll be able to take advantage of a preferential Your Excellency alumni rate and upgrade to full membership status.

Existing IAM members are eligible for 15% discount on listed training prices.

Your Excellency offers professional accredited training through the SFJ Awards.

SFJ Awards are the Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation for the Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills and Level 4 Certificate in Office and Administration Management.

Reserve your place on the SFJ Awards Qualifications

Grow your confidence and study for an accredited, industry recognised professional qualification.


Places are VERY limited for each cohort and every programme of our Mini MBA sells out fast.