Certificate in Virtual Assistant (Digital Marketing)

Do you love working from home? Do you want the flexibility to help businesses grow while working from anywhere at any time? You can learn invaluable and transferrable digital marketing skills, that can be used across all different industries and jobs.

Ch Virtual Assistant (2)



Approximately 200 hours
to complete the course, which
has 2 key modules made up of
17 subjects.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.


Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.


Online, flexible learning at
your own pace.

Availability of Content

12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

The Certificate in Virtual Assistant – Digital Marketing, delivers an introduction to the fundamentals required to be a successful virtual assistant, in a time where remote working is becoming more prevalent. Working remotely can come with its challenges and this course is designed to help you understand ways to overcome these challenges, so you can thrive in any virtual role. You will also learn and develop invaluable and transferrable digital marketing skills, that are relevant to multiple industries and roles.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 2 Key Modules, made up of 16 subjects.

Module 1: Managing Remote Work (100 Hours)

In today’s world, working remotely is becoming increasingly common (and popular), offering greater flexibility and independence for employees. However, a virtual office set-up without a structured workplace, can also be challenging. Throughout this module, you will learn ways to increase productivity and efficiency, when working in a virtual role.  You will explore different communication techniques and the technologies used when working outside a traditional office environment, learn how to manage teams remotely, and ultimately develop a remote working plan so you can be successful in your virtual role.

Module 2: Digital Marketing (100 Hours)

This introductory module will provide you the tools needed to navigate the complex, rapidly changing world of digital marketing. You will learn about social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO), online advertising, and how to build and engage with your online audience. Understanding and being able to execute a digital marketing strategy is paramount to any product or service-based business. As too, is understanding how to efficiently utilise social media channels to launch, build and grow a customer-base and stand out from your competitors.

For the full subject list and course guide, fill out our Enquiry Form and our course advisors will be in touch.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in which can grow with experience and further study. Whether you work as a virtual assistant or are in another role but working remotely (from a virtual office), this course will provide you with invaluable knowledge and practical skills about remote working and digital marketing which can be implemented in many roles across a variety of industries..

This course may be of interest to people working, or aspiring to work in or as:

› Virtual Assistant
› Remote-based administrative roles
› Remote-based digital marketing roles
› Digital marketing coordinators or assistants
› Social media coordinators or assistant

If you have a specific job in mind, it is important that you research exactly what is required before enrolling in a course. Different roles will require different skills, qualifications and recognition. If you are unsure, one of our course advisors will be able to help you with this.

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