Become an exceptional EA or PA in 2022 with an accredited professional qualification

Study in Australia with the Your Excellency Virtual Academy and boost your EA/PA career with world-class training, programmes and qualifications.

Over 5000 EAs and PAs trained worldwide

Learn 100% online with The Virtual Academy

Flexible online learning

We understand finding time to develop yourself can be difficult, that's why we created the Virtual Academy for EAs and PAs

When was the last time you invested in yourself? Usually you’re the one that is helping everyone else get what they need in the business, but what about you?

The Virtual Academy for EAs and PAs offers accredited qualifications and programmes specific to our industry.

Isn’t it time you invested in yourself for a change?

Are you experiencing any of these challenges in your EA/PA role?

Meet your trainers - helping you become an exceptional Personal Assistant

Lindsay and Malcolm Taylor are delighted to welcome you to the Your Excellency Virtual Academy for Personal Assistants. 

Both are qualified trainers and deliver exceptional training to our learners across the UK.

Each of them brings experience, expertise and deliver our training through a blend of online virtual classes and pre-recorded sessions. This means you get the benefit of both group virtual learning and resources you can watch at your convenience.

Having trained hundreds of Personal Assistants like you over the years they are looking forward to welcoming you into the Your Excellency learners family.

Lindsay Taylor, Co-Founder of Your Excellency

Malcolm Taylor, Co-Founder of Your Excellency

Sydney based EA Lindsay shares her story about training with Your Excellency in the Virtual Academy

Hear from recent Virtual Academy graduate Lindsay Davies from Sydney who completed her Mini MBA For Senior and Executive Assistants this Autumn.

She explains how the Mini MBA has impacted her role, grown her confidence and given her extra tools to take her career to the next level.

We would love to welcome you into the Virtual Academy for EAs and PAs, tap the button below to request our Winter 2021 and 2022 Prospectus, and like Lindsay, start taking your career to the next level.

"Who are you and what do you do?"

"What attracted you to the Mini MBA?

"What challenges did you have in your role?"

"How have you found working alongside other EAs & PAs?"

"How have you found the blended learning approach?"

"How can you sum up your Mini MBA experience?"

Why learn with the Your Excellency Virtual Academy?

Accredited Training Courses

All our EA and PA courses and programmes are accredited, so you can be sure you're getting training recognised by employers. Our qualifications fall on the Ofqual register.

Over 5000 EAs & PAs trained worldwide

Over 5000 EAs and PAs have benefited from our training worldwide and are now enjoying the benefits of our class leading training and coaching.

Blended learning approach

Our training is delivered via both virtual group sessions and pre-recorded videos - combining group learning and modules you can watch in your own time.

Qualified trainers & coaches

All our trainers are qualified to train the courses and programmes we offer and are accredited by the Association For Coaches.

Five star training & coaching

We always strive to over deliver in our training. Feedback from previous learners is 5/5 - check out our reviews below from previous course attendees.

OUR MOST POPULAR PROGRAMME

The Mini MBA for Senior & Executive Assistants

Accredited blending learning programme

Become a truly exceptional PA 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.

ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

SFJ Awards - Level 3 Award in Professional PA & Administration Skills

Ofqual Regulated Professional Qualification​

Become an exceptional PA with our Level 3 Award in Professional PA & Administration Skills.

This qualification, equivalent to A-Level study, reflects the diversity of the PA role. You will learn the knowledge and skills you need to excel.

Design your own qualification by selecting from a choice of topics ranging from Communication Skills to Project Management and Minute Taking to Finance.

ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

SFJ Awards - Level 4 Certificate in Office & Administration Management

Ofqual Regulated Professional Qualification​

Become a true strategic business partner with our Level 4 Certificate in Office & Administration Management.

Design your own qualification by selecting from a choice of topics including Management and Leadership, Commercial & Business Awareness and Effective Office Management.

This qualification, delivered to Degree standard has been specifically designed for those who are already operating at a more senior level as experienced PAs, Executive PAs, Office and Administration Managers.

Why Learn with Your Excellency?

The word ‘qualification’ and ‘accredited training’ is often thrown around and misused within the learning & development industry.

The SFJ Awards Level 3 Award & Level 4 Certificate are Ofqual Regulated Professional Qualifications, meaning they fall on the Ofqual Register.

The Level 3 Award is Qualification number 601/8731/1 on the Ofqual Register

The Level 4 Certificate is Qualification number 601/8983/6 on the Ofqual Register

The Mini MBA for Senior & Executive Assistants is accredited by the IAM (Institute of Administrative Management).  Founded in 1915, the IAM are one of the oldest professional bodies for business and administrative managers in the UK. Accreditation means Your Excellency Limited meet stringent quality standards. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of our most frequently asked questions regarding our courses and training. If you can’t find an answer feel free to call us on 07930 194197 or email success@yourexcellency.co.uk

How do I enrol on a course?

The first step is to request more information on our courses below. Alternatively you can call Lindsay on 07930 194197 or email success@yourexcellency.co.uk

When does each course start?

We run courses and programmes throughout the year and have regular intakes for our popular SFJ Awards and Mini MBA Programme. Complete our enquiry form below to find out latest course dates and receive more information.

Can I pay by debit or credit card?

Yes, we accept credit and debit card payments for our training.

Are these courses recognised by employers?

Yes. Our SFJ Awards Level 3 Award and Level 4 Certificate are Ofqual Regulated Professional Qualifications. The Mini MBA is an Accredited Programme.

Both Professional Qualifications and Accredited Programmes meet stringent quality standards.

Employers reading “The Mini MBA for Senior & Executive Assistants” or “SFJ Awards” on your CV/resume will have the confidence that you can and will apply the most up to date strategic thinking and leadership.

Do I receive a certificate at the end of the courses?

Yes. You will receive certificates. For our SFJ Awards – Level 3 Award and Level 4 Certificate you also will gain an Ofqual Regulated Qualification.

At the end of the Mini MBA Programme, you will gain a Certificate bearing the logo of the course accreditor, IAM. We would also be delighted to supply you with a certificate following completion of a One or Two-Day Standalone course. 

How do I contact you?

Either complete an enquiry using the form at the bottom of this page or contact Lindsay Taylor on 07930 194197 or email success@yourexcellency.co.uk

Recent learner feedback

Start your 2022 learning journey today

Download our Spring 2022 prospectus for more information of training courses and qualifications for 2022

Got a question about our courses and programmes? Contact us directly

If you’d prefer to speak to us directly, please contact Lindsay Taylor, our Co-founder with any questions you may have

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.

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.

Reserve your place on the SFJ Awards Qualifications

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

RESERVE YOUR PLACE ON THE MINI MBA

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