Being a good employer

By the end of this online course you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of a Personal Assistant.
  • Introduce the legal responsibilities of an employer.
  • Understand the importance of employment status.
  • Understand the process of Recruiting a PA.
  • Gain a clearer understanding of how to act lawfully.

The course consists of short sections containing case studies. Each section has a simple multiple choice test at the end.

It should take an hour or two, but you don't have to complete it in one go. Your progress is saved as you go along, and you can pick up at any time.

When finished you will receive a certificate of completion. You can print this off for your records.

It is entirely free to take the course. All you need is an email account. Simply sign in or create an account here to unlock the modules below.

Module 1 The Basics
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 About Personal Assistants
Unit 3 The Perfect Personal Assistant
Unit 4 Employment Status
Unit 5 Employment Contracts
Unit 6 Contract types
Module 2 Recruitment and selection
Unit 1 From support plan to PA
Unit 2 Define the job role
Unit 3 Ask the right questions
Unit 4 Make the right choices
Unit 5 Getting help
Module 3 Rights, equality and the law
Unit 1 Rights at work
Unit 2 Bypassing employment rights
Unit 3 Discrimination
Unit 4 Occupational Requirements
Unit 5 Health Requirements?
Module 4 Assessment and completion
Unit 1 Summary
Unit 2 Unit 2: Further reading
Unit 3 Course completion