The purpose of the Certificate of Completion in Virtual Assistance is to provide students with a specialty designation within the administrative assistant industry. This certificate provides students with the hands on and practical knowledge and skills needed to work as a virtual assistant, which is a different designation than the typical administrative assistant. The virtual assistant works remotely either from home or from a designated location. He or she is often an entrepreneur, with his/her own virtual assistant business, contracting with their own clients. However, many virtual assistants work for a placement agency that matches them up with clients seeking virtual assistance. Additionally, many employees are now being asked by their employers to work from home either on a partial or complete basis and these workers require training and guidance on how to do so. Regardless of the career path, this certificate allows students to prepare themselves for a career as a virtual assistant.
A graduate should be able to:
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 9
The Virtual Assistance Certificate of Completion prepares students to participate in the International Virtual Assistants Association “Ethics Check” exam to become a certified virtual assistant.
The Office Administration AAS program provides a stackable pathway for those students who earn the Virtual Assistance Certificate of Completion. They can apply all 9 credits to the Office Administration AAS degree with a designated Concentration in Virtual Assistance.
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