VA Courses

Souters has developed a Virtual Assistant Course that delivers a solid and broad foundation of knowledge for an aspiring VA. The course covers all of the key areas required by someone looking to become their own boss and commence a VA business.

The course bring together a diverse range of areas; from marketing, finance, legal and other aspects of setting up a business. We also address the IT issues that a VA business meets within it operations and promoting itself over the Internet / Social Media.

Here is an overview of the areas covered

  • Accounting / bookkeeping
  • Legal Implications of being self employed or running own business
  • Internet marketing
  • Social media marketing
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Legal side of contracts with your customers; overview of contract law.
  • Introduction to web design and hosting
  • Microsoft office skills
  • Administrative and soft skills.
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  • Touch Typing Courses
    If you are someone that wants to brush up their touch typing skills then this one day course offered by Souters might well be the right choice for you. Souters have put together a fully inclusive class, which teaches you touch typing under the guidance of an experienced typist, so you get to learn f..
  • Virtual Assistant Course
    Course Objectives To provide a VA with the necessary knowledge and confidence to establish themselves in their own VA Business. Course Format The course will take place in our training centre in London, on scheduled dates. There will be two live tutors, one covering business aspects, the ot..
  • Bookkeeping Training Course
    Objective This course aims to give a thorough and clear understanding of the basic principles of book-keeping and also introduce computerised bookkeeping. Course Format The course runs for two days and is led by a Tutor in a classroom environment. There will be revision and practical exerci..
  • Project Management Course for Executive PAs, PAs and Office Managers (2 days)
    OBJECTIVE Giving Executive PAs, Office Managers, PAs and any other role that wants it the knowledge and skills needed to work within project management whether that be as part of a team or on their own. This provides an in depth overview of Project Management theory, models, tools and skill..
  • Social Media for a PA, Office Manager and VA
    Course Objective To course develops a clear understanding in how to launch and run a social media campaign for your employer. The course focuses on Twitter, LinkedIn, Search Engine Optimisation and Facebook. Course Format The course is held in small workshops with a tutor. There a..