Taught course

Virtual Assistant Business Diploma Course

Institution
Centre of Excellence
Qualifications
CPDQuality Licence Scheme

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Entry requirements

Sign up for the account at the Centre of Excellence here:

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We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises.

The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment.

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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

This powerful and thought-provoking course will teach you everything that you need to know about setting up your own Virtual Assistant business. Enroll online.

Module 1 introduces students to what a virtual assistant is. It describes the different types that there are and provides a general outlook on how the industry works. This module also focuses on why the industry is becoming more popular and talks about why large corporations employ virtual assistant businesses.

The 2nd Module of the Virtual Assistant Business Course is an insight into the need to identify your niche and skillset as a virtual assistant. This is an introduction to establishing yourself and starting your own business; matching your skillset to the market demand of the time. This module starts by listing down 15 pathways that you can use to decide your line of career. It also provides you with details on how you can provide your services as a virtual assistant.

Module 3 provides a list of companies you can join as a freelancer; essentially a short directory of your prospective employers. This module also guides you on the requirements of each of these companies, what kind of a virtual assistant they need, and how to apply to these companies.

Moreover, for each of the companies mentioned, students will be guided on:

  • How to look for work that interests you
  • How to set up a rate/price
  • How to make sure that you get the project that you are interested in
  • How to maintain your reputation, and the importance of feedback
  • How you can stand out among the pool of freelancers
  • How you can beat the competition to get picked for a project
  • The different membership plans, and which one to choose for yourself

The 4th module of the Virtual Assistant Business Course lists a number of other ways in which you can find work as a virtual assistant. These include:

  • Setting up your own business
  • Advertising yourself on social media forums
  • Advertising via brochures and flyers

This module also lists a few other firms and how you can look for vacancies related to virtual assistance. Lastly, you will learn how you can use social media platforms, like Facebook and Twitter, to your advantage as a virtual assistant. The main aim of this module is to guide you through the process of finding a job with virtual assistant firms.

Module 5 is a guide to setting up your office at home. It discusses the basic supplies and equipment you will need to set up your own virtual assistant business. This module will also focus on the technical abilities and certain basic software and applications that you will need to set up your office at home and help you as a virtual assistant.

The final module of the Virtual Assistant Business Course discusses, in detail, how to manage your business. It elaborates on how you should develop customer relations, the importance of managing your time, and organising and scheduling your tasks to increase your efficiency, and the kinds of emergencies a virtual assistant can face, and how to deal with each of these.

Lastly, this module highlights the importance of staying on top of your game in the virtual assistant industry. It is crucial that you continuously improve your skillset over time, as the nature of work keeps evolving and by increasing your skillset, you can diversify. Deadlines are important, and thus you need to ensure that your clients receive their due tasks in time, to increase the chance of future employment.

About Centre of Excellence

Centre of Excellence is a global eLearning Platform with a great spectrum of courses ranging from Yoga, Mindfulness, Creativity to Business, Marketing and PR and many more.

Centre of Excellence is recognized worldwide as one of the leading online learning providers, training and upskilling students in over 30 countries. All of the courses are created by leading industry experts with years of experience in their subject field.

Information for international students

Sign up for the account at the Centre of Excellence here:

Centre of Excellence Platform

We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises.

The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment.

Check more information here: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/about/

Contact our Support Team: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/contact/

Fees and funding

UK students
£127.00
International students
£127.00

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CPD
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Quality Licence Scheme
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Virtual Assistant Business Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is a leading national Awarding Organisation. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. This course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Lifetime access150

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