Become an exceptional EA or PA with an accredited professional qualification

Grow your confidence and boost your career opportunities with an Ofqual Regulated Qualification or Accredited Programme.

Over 5000 EAs and PAs trained worldwide

Professionally qualified trainers

IAM Accredited and Ofqual Regulated

Helping you become an exceptional EA or PA

Lindsay and Malcolm Taylor are delighted to welcome you to the Your Excellency Virtual Academy for EAs & PAs. 

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 EAs & PAs 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

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.

Trusted training provider to EAs & PAs working for leading brands

Our Popular EA & PA Accredited Courses, Training and Ofqual Regulated Qualifications

The Mini MBA For Senior & Executive Assistants

Master business and leadership skills on our 5 month Mini MBA programme.

“I think it’s absolutely a game changer if you want to stand out”
– Alice Scutchey, Mini MBA Graduate

The Essential PA Programme (incorporating an Ofqual regulated qualification)

Become an exceptional PA with our Essential PA Programme incorporating the Ofqual regulated qualification, SFJ Awards Level 3 Award in Professional PA & Administration Skills.


Lindsay is a fantastic facilitator.  She is down-to-earth and wants everyone to succeed.  She kept all the courses engaging and ensured everyone was comfortable throughout. The courses provided some great, transferrable skills.
– Saffron Mackintosh, Level 3 Graduate

Why Learn with Your Excellency?

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

Our Essential PA Programme incorporates  SFJ Awards Level 3 Award in Professional PA & Administration Skills, an Ofqual regulated qualification that falls on the Ofqual Register.

The Level 3 Award is Qualification number 601/8731/1 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

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

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

Your Excellency are proud supporters of the following EA & PA networks across the UK

Start your learning journey today

Download our Spring 2022 course prospectus for and get details on our next course dates.

Got a question about our courses?
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.


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