The Virtual Assistant Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Virtual Assistant Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
How to Become a Virtual Assistant
In this course, you will learn how to become a virtual assistant, including how to start your own virtual assistant business. Topics covered in the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course include the following:
Introduction to Virtual Assistance
- What is a Virtual Assistant?
- Services Provided by a Virtual Assistant
- Benefits of Being a Virtual Assistant
What a Virtual Assistant Does
- Choosing Your Niche
- How to Do a Client Consultation
- Understanding Your Clients’ Learning Style
- Evaluating Your Performance
- Managing Your Time and Productivity
- Setting Policies, Processes and Procedures
- Working with Strategic Partners
Getting Hired for Subcontract Work
- Who Hires Subcontractors
- How to Find Telecommuting Opportunities
- Job-Hunting Materials
Starting Your Own Business
- Creating a Business Plan
- Financial Matters
- Working with Support Staff
- Choosing Your Target Markets
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Selling Your Services
- Meeting with a Prospective Client
- Client Contracts
What Happens in the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course
The Virtual Assistant Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Virtual Assistant ). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Virtual Assistant Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Virtual Assistant Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
What Is Included in the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Virtual Assistant Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2019-2020 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Virtual Assistants for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Virtual Assistant Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Virtual Assistant (e-book edition)
The one thing I wish I had known before I started my virtual assistant business was how amazing being an entrepreneur and a business owner can be. I wish I had done this sooner. It has allowed me the freedom to choose to do what I want, for who I want, when I want.” – Kate Kerans, Kerans Virtual Assistance (Kate is one of the VAs who share advice in the guide)
Registration Fee for the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course
You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs – including virtual assistant training courses. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online career college certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377. SEASONAL SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the November 11, 2019 course.
How to Register
Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course.
If the course is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Virtual Assistant Certificate Course to avoid disappointment.
Virtual Assistant Training
The Virtual Assistant Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards and is a leader in online virtual assistant training. The International Association of Professions Career College aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers. As a student, you gain access to Faculty Member support for the duration of your course – your Faculty Member can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.