For Immediate Release
New Virtual Assistants Training Academy launches in Surrey & Sussex
In the 21st century, digital economy, more and more small businesses and start-ups are turning to freelancers and in particular virtual assistants (VAs) to enable them to grow their business in a flexible and cost effective way. In order to capitalise on this increasing demand for VA services, the premier provider of VA training and mentoring the Virtual Assistant Coaching & Training Company (VACT) is rolling out its CPD accredited VA Mastery Course across the nation, with training being delivered in Surrey & Sussex by local VA expert Rebecca Newenham.
Whilst an established industry in the US for many years, the UK Virtual Assistants (VA) industry has been gathering momentum and is fast becoming an established alternative option for businesses. The VACT CPD Accredited VA Mastery Course is specifically designed to help skilled PAs, secretaries and administrators acquire the business acumen needed to launch their own VA business and covers everything from business strategy, tools and technology, client management and marketing to financial planning and working with associates. The in-depth, yet flexible training programme is delivered through a combination of audio presentations, worksheets, reading materials and sample documents and is practical, hands-on and comprehensive.
Across Surrey & Sussex VACT training will be delivered by expert Trainer Rebecca Newenham who founded her successful VA business Get Ahead VA in 2010 after recognising a gap in the market for virtual assistance services that offered the flexibility, value and performance that small businesses and start-ups need in today’s business world. Rebecca says “I am delighted to be adding this new stream to the Get Ahead VA business. Running a team over 30 VAs myself I know exactly what it takes to become a successful VA. I am thrilled to be a part of the VACT Team for Surrey and Sussex and am looking forward to supporting future Virtual Assistants in their exciting journey to gaining a VACT VA Mastery accredited course.”
The next VA Taster Days in the South include:
Guildford (Surrey) – Thursday 23rd October, 9.30am to 1.00pm
Crawley (East Sussex) – Thursday 6th November, 9.30am to 1.00pm
These taster workshops give delegates a full insight into what to consider and which the tools needed to build the first level foundation of a VA business. The course looks at the skills and experience you need, the practicalities of working virtually, contingency plans for challenges you may have to address, finances including what you should be charging and an introduction to marketing.
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