Learn how to utilise your skills to create an amazing Assistant career path.

Do you know you have so much more to offer, but you can’t seem to work out the next steps?

Then you are not alone.

If you have been in the same, or similar role, for a few years, you will have no doubt mastered all of the administrative tasks involved in your role.

Perhaps to start with they were challenging, but now, well, that’s a different matter.

You are no doubt wondering what next? How will I develop my career? How can I get that promotion or be taken more seriously as an Assistant?

Planning your Assistant career can seem overwhelming and time-consuming. But, if not now? When?

For Assistants, it can be hard to put yourself centre stage, especially as you support the careers of so many.

Assistants must find the time to plan out their career, to put in place strategies that will ensure reward, recognition, pay-rises and promotions. Assistants have to put in the work. Our course offers Assistants the steps to build a career path.

If you don't know where to start or you don't feel that you have the skills or expertise to move up the Assistant career path. This course shows you the way.

By the end of the course, you will know how to map our your career goals and objectives. Along with the next steps to take if you want to move out of your role or out of the profession.

In this course, you will learn

Our brilliant online course Moving On Up - Career planning for Assistants was built with your success in mind.

We want you to thrive as an Assistant, not just survive!

Each module has been designed to ensure that you will excel in your role. Across the five distinct areas of the course, you will learn how to:

  • Be the game changer in your organisation
  • Decide if it is indeed time to Move On Up or Move On Out!
  • Speak up in meetings and voice your opinions
  • Develop your personal brand
  • Refresh your career with seven easy steps
  • Communicate with impact
  • Say no more often and be more assertive
  • Work within your Executive's inner circle
  • Ace your next job interview
  • Gain confidence and advocate for yourself

You can change the direction of your Assistant career by joining our Moving On Up - Career Development course. Get started today.

We have put together over ten hours of amazing, tailored, video content PLUS 10 documents and templates to support your journey.

We have created the first Career Development online course for Executive Assistants, which is focused on, and tailored for, dynamic Assistants.

Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas

I launched Practically Perfect PA back in October 2011. We have since grown to become the go-to blog for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Office Managers and Administrative Professionals at all levels of business seeking support, information and guidance in their chosen profession.

Practically Perfect PA offers practical tips, honest advice and all kinds of career development support specifically for Assistants.

Since 2015 we have organised events, virtual summits and online courses for over 3,000 Assistants from around the world.

It is fair to say the Assistant role has changed significantly and I am so proud that Practically Perfect PA has been part of the journey for over eight years.

What you'll get

17 videos with step-by-step instructions, tips and techniques to conquer your never-ending to-do lists

Guides that will help you plan out your career including our eBook - Preparing for the Perfect Assistant Job Search.

BONUS downloadable templates, including: Template for SMART objectives for Assistants, CV template for PAs moving into an EA role, the key hard skills to include in your CV.

What will your life look like after this course?

Course Curriculum

  Career Planning
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  Excelling in your Current Role
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  The Soft Skills that Matter
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  Moving Up
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  Moving On
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  The X factor
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Course Information

We have selected 17 sessions, each with a different presenter.

Many of the presenters are well known and respected trainers from all over the globe, and others are Assistants with amazing tips and techniques that they want to share with you.

Every one of our presenters wants to help you develop in your career.

They all know how hard it is to get the rewards and recognition that you deserve.

Our speakers have structured their content to give you clear action items to help you succeed and teach you how to thrive in the role.

This online course for Assistants is practical and will make immediate improvements in the direction of your career.

I want to help you develop, and I am excited at the thought of you joining our course and thriving in your career.

We would love to have your feedback on the course and individual sessions.


When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Will I get access to the full course all at once?


What do I do if I need help?

If you need help with something related to the course, please contact [email protected]

Select a pricing plan and sign up


Career Development Paid Course

Full payment

2 payments of €63/m

Career Development Payment Plan

Split the course fee into two payments

You can pay two installements of €63 for this course. The first payment of €63 is to be paid immediately and the second payment one month later.