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Executive Secretary/PA

Course No 135


One Year Full-time Course


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Administration 5M1997

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants, practical experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.  Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to take an English test before being accepted for the course.

Work Placement

Students will complete a two week work placement in a business environment in order to gain first-hand experience.

Course Aims

The work of an executive secretary or personal assistant is very varied and this course will give you the IT and administrative skills required to build a career in this exciting profession.

Course Content Overview (or Year One)

Legal Practice and procedures Communications
Spreadsheet Methods Information & Administration
Medical Terminology Text Production
Word Processing Audio Transcription
Work Experience  


Future Prospects

On completion of the course, students have excellent prospects for employment as an executive secretary/personal assistant. In addition, students who are interested in further study can apply through the QQI link scheme to progress to Higher Education in a third level college.