Awards are the shortest qualifications we offer and they are ideal as foundations. If you don’t have the time to complete a full certificate or diploma, an award is ideal for developing or refreshing your skills. Awards provide opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and understanding at a detailed level and are perfect to get you started in Business and Administration.

Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills

Level 3 Award in Professional PA and Administration Skills

Qualification Number


This qualification has replaced the following programme(s):

601/2721/1 - IQ IAM Level 3 Certificate in Professional PA and Administration Skills (QCF)


This qualification has been specifically designed to develop the knowledge and skills required by professional administrators and secretaries. In this award you will need to choose five of the optional units, enabling you to tailor the qualification to your needs.

You can choose from units including but not limited to:

- The principles of writing for business
- The Principles of Business Event Management
- Principles of the Use of Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Enhance Communication
- Producing Minutes of Meetings
- The Role of the Personal Assistant


Credit value: N/A – Knowledge only

Assessment Method: Written assignments

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