Membership Levels

We offer several membership levels and grades to reflect a combination of experience and/or qualifications.

Membership is open to Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Virtual Assistants, Office Managers (where a PA element is part of the role), Administrative Assistants (seeking to become a EA/PA) and anyone seeking a career in the Business Support Profession.

Our individual grades of membership are as follows:

Fellow - FEPAA

Member - MEPAA

Associate - AEPAA

Affiliate Professional - APEPAA

Eligibility for Fellow (FEPAA) grade membership requires either 8 years’ plus experience as an EA/PA professional, or if entering membership with a combination of experience and academia – 6 years’ experience plus one of the qualifications described below.

For those entering the association under experience levels, please note, your experience does not need to run over consecutive years. We calculate your total experience over your career lifetime to date in employment within this profession. 

If you have worked under different job titles but have an EA/PA element to your role, please ensure this is clear in your CV or LinkedIn profile export, upon registration for membership. 

If you take part in our optional CPD programme, after two years of continued CPD, you will be eligible to upgrade your membership letters to – ‘FEPAA Practitioner’. Therefore, awarded practitioner status of the Business Support Profession. 

Completion of one of the following qualifications will also be awarded Fellow status 

  • Former APA Diploma in Personal Assistance (DipPA)
  • UK Level 5 (plus) qualifications – Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree, Certificate, Diploma, NVQ in Business Management or Administration
  • Relevant Level 5 plus qualifications surrounding project management will also be taken into consideration. 
  • Other similar level qualifications will be considered, which bear relevance to the profession. Please complete on application form as necessary.

Fellow (FEPAA) = £59 per year 

Please note there is a one off joining fee of £10.00, payable on the first year of membership only.

PLEASE NOTE OUR FEES ARE RISING IN 2019 

If you are from outside of the UK, please note you will fall under our core membership levels, however you will receive a discount from the above cost. Please contact the EPAA Office for more details generalenquiries@epaa.org.uk

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Eligibility for Member (MEPAA) grade membership requires either 4 years’ plus experience as an EA/PA professional, or entry via a combination of experience and qualifications described below.

For those entering the association under experience levels, please note your experience does not need to run over consecutive years. We calculate your total experience over your career lifetime to date in employment.  

If you have worked under different job titles but have an EA/PA element to your role, please ensure this is clear in your CV or LinkedIn profile export, upon registration for membership to the association.

If you take part in our optional CPD programme, after two years of continued CPD, you will be eligible to upgrade your membership letters to – ‘MEPAA Practitioner’.  Therefore, awarded practitioner status of the Executive and Personal Assistant profession.

Completion of one of the following qualifications will also be awarded member status

  • Former APA Certificate in Personal Assistance (CertPA)
  • UK Level 4 (plus) qualifications – Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree, Certificate, Diploma, NVQ in Business Management or Administration
  • Relevant Level 4 plus qualifications surrounding project management will also be taken into consideration

Other similar level qualifications will be considered, that bear relevance to the profession. Please complete on application form as necessary.

Member (MEPAA) = £49 per year 

Please note there is a one off joining fee of £10.00, payable on the first year of membership only.

PLEASE NOTE OUR FEES ARE RISING IN 2019 

If you are from outside of the UK, please note you will fall under our core membership levels – you will receive a discount from the above cost. Please contact the EPAA Office for more details – generalenquiries@epaa.org.uk

REGISTER NOW

Eligibility for Associate (AEPAA) grade membership requires either 2 years’ plus experience as an EA/PA professional, or entry via qualifications described below.

For those entering the association under experience levels, please note, your experience does not need to run over consecutive years. We calculate your total experience over your career lifetime to date in employment.  

If you have worked under different job titles but have an EA/PA element to your role, please ensure this is clear in your CV or LinkedIn profile export, upon registration for membership to the association.

If you take part in our optional CPD programme and after two years of continued CPD, you will be eligible to upgrade your membership to ‘Member – MEPAA’ grade.  Therefore, eligible to use the letters MEPAA after your name.

Completion of one of the following qualifications will also be awarded associate status

  • UK Level 3 qualifications – Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree, Certificate, Diploma, NVQ in Business Management or Business Administration
  • Relevant Level 3 qualifications surrounding project management will also be taken into consideration

Other similar level qualifications will be considered, that bear relevance to the profession. Please complete on application form as necessary.

Associate (AEPAA) = £40 per year 

Please note there is a one off joining fee of £10.00, payable on the first year of membership only.

PLEASE NOTE OUR FEES ARE RISING IN 2019 

If you are from outside of the UK, please note you will fall under our core membership levels – you will receive a discount from the above cost. Please contact the EPAA Office for more details – generalenquiries@epaa.org.uk

REGISTER NOW

Affiliate Professional (APEPAA) is our professional entry-level membership grade and is suitable for anyone who has an active interest or considering a career in Executive and Personal Assistance.

Previous experience is not required and will not require assessment against qualifications.

This level of membership is also suitable for trainers and other professionals who operate businesses within the UK EA/PA profession.

If you take part in our optional CPD programme and after two years of continued CPD, you will be eligible to upgrade your membership to ‘Associate – AEPAA’ grade.  Therefore, eligible to use the letters AEPAA after your name.

Affiliate Professional (APEPAA) = £35 per year 

Please note there is a one off joining fee of £10.00, payable on the first year of membership only.

PLEASE NOTE OUR FEES ARE RISING IN 2019 

If you are from outside of the UK, please note you will fall under our core membership levels – you will receive a discount from the above cost. Please contact the EPAA Office for more details – generalenquiries@epaa.org.uk

REGISTER NOW

 

 

 

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Ways to pay for your membership?

1)     Credit/debit card in one off payment

2)     BACs Invoice in one off payment

 

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