For Support, for Well-being, At Home or in the Community. Email info@connect2pa.uk

Where to start the journey to becoming a Personal Assistant - PA

Personal Assistant, Carer

  • If you care about the people in your neighbourhood
  • If there is a a feel good attitude about people around you, You can be a Social Personal Assistant. 
  • When you already have natural personal attributes like being kind, having compassion.
  • You are reliable and honest, trustworthy and committed, it means that you already posses some of the marks of being a Personal Assistant.

Some helpful background about You

Personal Assistant, Carer

If you previously work in care or simply supported people with aspect of their daily living, you have already showed an interest in supporting and caring for others.   Why not build on it?

Continue to give your time to a fulfilling and rewarding commitment as a Personal Assistant.

Good to have training, qualifications

Are you keen on supporting people as an independent PA? 

We would recommend that mandatory training was part of your professional development, training and qualifications portfolio. Further development is  important too so we give you access to our training contacts and their online or classroom resources.

The route through registration

This is where you must successfully complete a screening/vetting processes which includes among other things: 

  • having a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service check), 
  • ID Checking, 
  • some external verification and membership, where required,
  • Final internal confirmation.

So, Why work as a Personal Assistant?

  • Independent, flexible working.
  • Rewarding, challenging and fulfilling career.
  • Continuity of support services to your clients.
  • Manage your own diary - be your own boss. 

Our Support for Personal Assistant.

At Connect2PA Ltd, we give access to documentations and resources to help keep you operating efficiently. Some of our support and services to you mean that:

  • We locate and source free or affordable training development courses. Information and tailored advice. 
  • We build links to professionals in social care to enhance opportunities for business. 
  • We are hereto listen and to help every PA on their business venture.

Training, Skills & Qualifications

Typical mandatory training

Must be in line with industry standards to meet the Current and Up-to-date Training Certificates status:

Manual Handling – Client Handling 


Infection Prevention and Control

Health and Safety 

Food Safety 

Risk Assessment

Fire Safefy 

Mental Capacity Act

First Aid - Basic Life Support 

Medication Awareness

skills and qualifications

NVQ Certificates in care subjects, The Care Certificate, other specialist subjects and skills. 

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Start by registering here

You can send us a short message by clicking on the link below and completing the form or give us a ring.

Connect2PA Ltd

Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

01296 625713

request a registration pack