Foreign Service Executive Administrative Assistant Pre-Posting Training

Product code: AD0053

Upcoming sessions

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01 May 2023


08:30 to 16:00 EST


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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



5 days





This training introduces participants to the structure and operations of Canadian missions abroad. It focuses on the roles and responsibilities of a Foreign Service Executive Administrative Assistant (FSEAA) for a Head of Mission or Program Manager.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • carry out the role and responsibilities of an executive administrative assistant in a mission abroad
  • prepare correspondence and diplomatic bags
  • follow up on program budget
  • provide managers with advice using FAS and FARS
  • prepare travel authorizations and claims according to the Joint National Council Travel Directive
  • prepare hospitality claims according to the Department policy
  • use social media strategically at mission
  • apply best practices in information management

Legacy course code: 00022486

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
01 May 2023 08:30 to 16:00 EST AD0053-BIL-2023-001 Virtual Bilingual Full More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11