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Virtual Assistant Course – Diploma Level

Be your own boss and get the skills required to become a VA with Pitman Training’s brand new diploma level Virtual Assistant course.

More and more businesses are hiring VAs because of the various areas of support they can offer a business on an as and when basis.

If you follow this flexible, exciting career path you could find yourself dealing with a wide range of admin duties, managing social media accounts, updating the company blog, managing finances, helping plan events and much more!

Not only this, but it’s likely you’ll get to work in different sectors, for different people, so no two days will be the same.

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Diploma Level Virtual Assistant Course – What’s Covered

There are 13 core modules and 3 “elective” subjects:

VA Essentials
Social Media Strategy for Business
Facebook For Business
Twitter For Business
Effective Online Communication
Marketing Essentials
WordPress For Web Design
SEO For Google
Project Management
Understanding Business Accounts
Bookkeeping For Beginners
Costing & Pricing
Introduction To Business Structure & Law
Choose 3 Electives

To complete the diploma, you’ll choose three more modules from our complete course list.

Popular elective options include Event Management, Microsoft Office courses, Touch Typing, SpeedWriting and Blogging for Business.

But the choice is yours! Our expert Course Advisors will be able to help if you’re unsure which course is best for you.

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How Does Pitman Training’s Virtual Assistant Diploma Work?

Our Virtual Assistant Diploma is a self-paced course that you study in your own time, with our expert trainers on hand to help you if you have any questions.

The modules are driven by an audio guide and workbooks which are yours to keep when you finish for further reference and you’ll always have our experienced trainers to hand to help out whenever you need.

At the end of each module, you’ll take an exam that leads towards your nationally recognised Pitman Training Virtual Assistant Diploma.

You can drop into the centre when it’s convenient for you, and work through as little or as much as you like in each session.

We’re open until 8pm most nights, and Saturday as well, so it’s really easy to fit the course around your other commitments.


We’re based in the following locations:

We also offer distance learning on the majority of the modules in this diploma – speak to a Course Advisor today to find out more.

Who Should Study The Virtual Assistant Course?

If you’re looking to start your career as a Virtual Assistant, or perhaps move into the VA industry after working as a Secretary or PA, this course should be your first step!

Pitman Training are recognised by employers and recruiters across the country, so your diploma will help you stand out from the job seeking crowd.

Diploma Pricing Process

What’s special about training with Pitman is that you can tailor your diploma to meet your specific needs.

This not only allows you to get the most out of your diploma in terms of your career aims, but it also ensures that you don’t have to cover any modules that you already have experience in.

Our Course Advisor will help you pick your elective module, and will be able to assess your skills before you enrol, allowing them to work out your unique diploma price.

The price includes all your training materials, the first attempt at exams, unlimited use of our training centre during opening hours, for up to a year, and unlimited support from our friendly, experienced trainers.

When you enquire, don’t forget to ask about this month’s special diploma promotion!

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