Virtual Assistant

Learn to use the digital tools necessary to provide vital administrative support for companies both small and large.  This course will teach digital fundamentals and task management tools that are essential to becoming a successful Virtual Assistant. 

Earn the technical skills you’ll need to complete tasks efficiently and effectively within a professional environment while honing critical soft skills like organization, time management, and active listening.

Start Date

Feb. 14, 2022 Sign up by Jan 20, 2022

8 Weeks

Live + Self-Guided Learning


Course Details

Course Outline:

  • 5-6 hours per week of live technical training
  • 4-5 hours per week of assignments (self-paced) learning
  • Up to 2 hours per week of live success program session

What You'll Learn:

  • Enhance digital literacy skills
  • Digital platforms and software tools: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Asana, and Slack
  • Soft skills/power skills: Organization, time management, emotional intelligence, active listening, and effective communication

Career Pathways

Virtual Assistant / Admin Assistant

  • Currently 2,000+ related roles in Canada
  • Provides support to staff, including task management, internal communications and document management
  • Can work in large organizations or small/medium sized tech companies or as a freelancer
  • At the end of the course, participants will have the opportunity to get a job with a client through the Virtual Gurus platform!
Learning Partners
  • Virtual Gurus

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Eligibility Requirements:

If you are:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Belong to an underrepresented community (i.e. Black, Indigenous or Person of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomer, etc.)
  • Located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Looking for training to land full-time employment in a tech or innovation role