Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills

About the qualification

Qualification Number: 601/8731/1

SFJ Awards Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills

The Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required by professional administrators and secretaries. This qualification will help learners to address the changing demands of the role so that they are fully prepared for all the challenges they will encounter during their careers. Depending upon the optional units chosen, learners can cover the principles of writing for business, managing workload, managing business events, marketing, and project management skills, Neuro-Linguistic Programming to enhance communication, persuasion and influencing skills, human resources, finance, minute-taking, managing self-development and the role of the personal assistant (PA).

Objective: preparing learners for employment.

B. Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
B2. Develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

What is the progression for someone undertaking the Level 3 Award?

Learners who achieve this qualification can progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Office and Administration Management. They can also progress to a range of qualifications in the following apprenticeships:

  • The Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
  • The Advanced Apprenticeship in Management
  • The Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration
  • The Higher Apprenticeship in Management

For more information, download the qualification specification here:

Download the specification

Delivered by Approved SFJ Awards Centres:

Your Excellency Ltd

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Adam Fidler Academy

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17 Redhill Street
Greater Manchester
M4 5BA