Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence (PACE)

PACE LogoDo you aspire to a more rewarding career as an administrative assistant? Do you want to expand your career options, increase your earning power and boost your confidence? If so, consider joining this class to earn a PACE credential.

PACE helps you achieve mastery in core skills such as communications, project management, digital technology and management, which makes you a more valuable employee. Learning and earning your Certification using the PACE training method is flexible, fun and fulfilling. Best of all, PACE certification is recognized as a career achievement by managers and companies the world over.

Once you’re certified, you can proudly add the PACE designation to your signature, reflecting your advanced competence and accomplishment. PACE certification was developed and is authorized by the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP), the largest international association of its kind, more than 75,000 members strong.

The certification test comes with the cost of tuition and will be administered after the final day of class.

If you are interested in taking this course remotely via ZOOM, please inform Laurel Ridge Workforce at time of registration 540-868-7021. The instructor will e-mail a few days before course begins with directions on how to enter the live course.

This program can be customized for an in-person classroom training. Please contact Workforce Solutions Corporate Training Team at [email protected]

1 - 2 Months

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Tuition and Funding Options

Financial Assistance, Grant Funding and Sallie Mae Loans may be available for eligible student.

Course List

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