Personal Assistant Course

Short Course

6 – 13 weeks

Self Paced

Course Description

Understanding the pivotal role personal assistants play in the business world, Accelerate Management School offers a comprehensive Personal Assistant short course. This program is designed to cover all facets of administrative support, providing you with the essential principles and practices for professional growth in this field.

Through this online short course, you will develop skills to boost workplace efficiency and effectiveness. You will learn techniques to enhance customer service, manage administrative duties, and maintain high productivity. Key topics include calendar management, effective communication, task prioritisation, and leveraging technology to optimise administrative processes.

By the end of this course, you will have a thorough grasp of personal and business administration, allowing you to make substantial contributions to your organisation’s success. This course is ideal for those looking to advance their careers as personal assistants, whether they are beginners or experienced professionals seeking to refine their skills.

Included in the Personal Assistant Course:

  • Full access to the Personal Assistant Course content, perfect for both aspiring and experienced personal assistants
  • Access to hundreds of nano courses covering a wide range of business subjects, ensuring continuous learning opportunities
  • 24/7 student support to ensure every learner receives the assistance they need throughout the Personal Assistant Course
  • Comprehensive coverage of personal assistant courses
  • Course content aligned with current business administration trends
  • Offers a range of online short courses across various office administration sectors
  • Enhances skills both during and after the course
  • Approved by QCTO
  • Compliant with BEE guidelines
  • Accredited by the Quality License Scheme (QLS) in the United Kingdom
  • Eligible for skills levy reimbursement
  • Globally recognised accreditation
  • Aspiring personal assistants
  • Current administrative professionals looking to upskill
  • Small business owners seeking to improve their administrative efficiency
  • Individuals interested in transitioning into personal assistant roles
  • Anyone looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of office and business administration practices

6 – 13 weeks

The course completion time is entirely dependent on your individual learning speed.

The Accelerate Management School Personal Assistant Course is designed to fit seamlessly into your life. Begin your journey whenever you’re ready, learn at a pace that suits you, and rely on our unwavering student support every step of the way.

  • Personalised login details to access the Personal Assistant Course
  • Ongoing support throughout your educational journey
  • Digital certificates upon the completion of each module
  • A comprehensive course completion certificate, available in both digital and hard copy forms upon finishing the course
  • This personal assistant course is certified by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, ensuring high educational standards – QCTO
  • QLS – Quality License Scheme (United Kingdom)
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  • Introduction to Personal Assistance
  • Plan and Organize Own Work
  • Time Management Techniques
  • Reports and Articles

  • Processing Telephone Calls
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Telephone Body Language
  • Acting Accordingly and Making Decisions About Telephone Practice
  • Demonstrate the Ability to Learn from Actions and Adapt Performance
  • Team Working

  • Identify Techniques for Self-Management
  • Body Language
  • Apply Knowledge of Self and Relationships to Manage Conflict Constructively

  • Identifying and Resolving Conflicts
  • Strategies for De-escalating Tense Situations
  • Effective Communication in Conflict
  • Maintaining Professionalism Under Pressure

  • Effective Verbal Communication
  • Mastering Non-Verbal Communication
  • Active Listening Techniques
  • Building Strong Professional Relationships

  • Setting Personal and Professional Goals
  • Continuing Education and Skill Improvement
  • Networking Strategies for Personal Assistants
  • Building a Professional Portfolio


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  • Price: R10890
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  • Price: R8167.5
  • 25% Discount
  • R1889 over 3 Months

10% upfront discount for corporates


  • This personal assistant course is certified by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, ensuring high educational standards – QCTO
  • QLS – Quality License Scheme (United Kingdom)


Enjoy the effortless online study with Accelerate. Quickly access your course content from any device—laptop, smartphone, or tablet—and learn whenever it suits you.


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Accelerate Exclusive NANO Course Channel

Supercharge your professional capabilities with Accelerate’s Exclusive Nano Course Channel! Dive into our free online courses in Management, Marketing, and Coaching, designed for driven professionals seeking comprehensive, flexible learning when you purchase a Personal Assistant course.

  • Diverse Course Offerings: Access a comprehensive selection of courses across various key business areas, going above and beyond your PA course
  • No-Cost, Unlimited Access: Enjoy lifelong access to all our courses, absolutely free
  • 24/7 Learning Flexibility: Study at your own pace, whenever it suits you
  • Career Progression Oriented: Our courses are specifically designed to boost your career growth
  • Interactive and Hands-On Approach: Engage in practical exercises and real-world case studies
  • Achievement Certificates: Earn a digital certificate for each completed course, adding to your professional achievements
  • Regularly Updated Syllabus: Keep pace with the latest industry developments through our up-to-date courses
  • Convenient Mobile Access: Learn on the go with our easy-to-use mobile platform

All this is included in your Personal Assistant Course with Accelerate Management School!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    The course covers a wide range of topics including calendar management, customer service, task prioritisation, communication skills, and the use of technology in the workplace, all essential for effective personal assistance.

    This course is ideal for aspiring personal assistants, current administrative professionals looking to upskill, small business owners, and individuals interested in transitioning into personal assistant roles.

    The course is delivered online, allowing you to study at your own pace and access the material whenever it suits you, making it convenient for busy professionals.

    Yes, you will receive a digital certificate for each completed module, as well as a comprehensive course completion certificate available in both digital and hard copy forms.

    Yes, you will have access to 24/7 student support to assist you with any questions or issues you may encounter throughout your personal assistant learning journey.

    The duration of the course depends on your personal pace of learning. It is designed to be flexible to accommodate your schedule.

    There are no specific prerequisites. The course is suitable for anyone interested in enhancing their personal assistant skills, regardless of their prior experience or education.

    The course will equip you with essential skills in personal and business administration, improve your workplace efficiency and effectiveness, and enhance your career prospects in administrative roles.

    Yes, the course is accessible on mobile devices, allowing you to learn on the go with ease.

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