How to become a virtual assistant

Learn the skills you need to live the life you imagined!


About the course

If you’ve done any research into remote work, you will undoubtedly have seen virtual assistance as a suggested pathway into this world.

Perhaps you’ve recently decided to start working online and the role of a VA seems like an interesting stepping stone that you want to know more about.

If you want the flexibility and power to decide where you work, when you work, what projects you work on and who you work for, then you have come to the right place.

Learning outcomes

Assess your skills and potential offering, set prices and packages.

Explore ways to find clients, and build an outstanding portfolio.

Learn how to structure your business, navigate legalities and onboard new clients.

Develop strategies for effective marketing of your services.

Discover organisational tools and software to keep you organised, productive and efficient.

Understand all the steps necessary to build an effective online presence to gain credibility and attract potential clients.

About the format

Study at your own pace! The course material is delivered 100% online and accessible whenever and wherever you are through our Nomads Skillshare Community portal.

In addition, you can choose to join us for 10 hours of live sessions to dive deeper into the course material, get all your questions answered by experts, and cowork with your fellow aspiring digital nomads.

Upcoming live sessions: TBA

Are you ready to learn new skills and boost your professional growth?

Self-paced course

$ 245
  • 10 hours online content
  • Community learning
  • Buy 1 Give 1 Scholarship

Self-paced + live training

$ 495
  • 10 hours online content
  • Community learning
  • Buy 1 Give 1 Scholarship
  • 4 live sessions (2.5h each)
  • Recordings of live sessions
  • Assignments

About the scholarships

Buy 1 Give 1 Scholarship!

The goal of our Nomads Skillshare courses is to support global citizens to learn new skills while at the same time empowering local communities to do the same.

For every course you buy, we give a scholarship for a self-paced course to a less privileged student so they can upskill along with you!

Learn the skills to live the life you imagined and help others do the same! 🌀 


From empowered global citizens



About your instructor

Tarek is a social entrepreneur with an MBA with honors from New York University and a career of working at top organizations like Goldman Sachs. In 2013, Tarek left the corporate world behind in an effort to explore the actual world. Throughout his nomad journey, he travelled to over 100 countries, ran 25 marathons and supported social causes all around the world.

In 2018, Tarek launched Nomads Giving Back! with the vision to inspire you to give back to the communities you call home away from home. 

In 2020, Tarek and his team launched Nomads Skillshare!, a learning platform & community empowering you to learn the skills to live the life you imagined! Tarek has many years of experience helping people advance their professional journeys.

Self-paced course

$ 195
  • 10 hours online content
  • Community learning
  • Buy 1 Give 1 Scholarship

Self-paced + live training

$ 395
  • 10 hours online content
  • Community learning
  • Buy 1 Give 1 Scholarship
  • 4 live sessions (2.5h each)
  • Recordings of live sessions
  • Assignments
  • Internship opportunity


Skillshare With Impact Program

No, you can enter the program without any knowledge of the course curriculum. We will teach you everything you need to know!

The next live trainings will be announced soon! Stay tuned.

All sessions will be recorded and made available to you after.

At this stage, only local Indonesians can apply for a scholarship. Stay tuned for when we expand our scholarship opportunities to new countries! For more information please visit our scholarship program page.

You’ll have unlimited access to all course material for one year!

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