Virtual Assistant (VA) Diploma
Pitman Training Aberdeen
If you’re looking to become a Virtual Assistant and offer a flexible office support service from the comfort of your own home this is absolutely the best diploma choice for you. Working for yourself as a Virtual Assistant offers a unique and varied career opportunity. You’ll be your own boss, so you’ll be able to set your working patterns as you wish. Many businesses don’t need a full-time PA or Administrator so, rather than pay out a monthly salary, they will often utilise the services of a VA on an as and when basis and simply pay for what they need. The areas you offer support a business with are varied. You might help them deal with their admin and general office workload, manage their social media accounts or maintain the company’s financial records, it all depends on what their needs are. This offers a great variety to keep the days interesting. Tutor support is available throughout this course as and when required. Core Courses VA Essentials If you’re thinking of becoming a Virtual Assistant, our VA Essentials course will help give you a rounded overview of what is involved in running your own business as a Virtual Assistant. Marketing Essentials Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market the company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products. Understanding Business Accounts For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts – essential knowledge if you run a small business. Introduction to Business Structure and Law If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law. Project Management Fundamentals Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. Effective Online Communication Communication is a key, must-have skill in today’s employment market. This short online course will help prove to employers that you’re able to communication confidently and effectively online to different audiences. WordPress for Business Our online WordPress for Business training course is specifically designed for those wishing to learn how to create a business focused website. You’ll learn about designing a site and how to physically create a website. Social Media Courses Choose four from the following: Blogging for Business Facebook for Business Introduction to Google Website Tools Instagram for Business LinkedIn for Business LinkedIn for Jobseekers Pinterest for Business Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business Social Media Strategy for Business Twitter for Business Video for Business Choose two elective courses.
No specific entry requirements.