Why get certified?

Show that you are a professional. For each certification test you complete you will earn a badge to show off your skills. Best of all, training and certification is FREE. Click on a CERTIFICATION BADGE below to get more information on each certification and training.

Virtual Assistant 101

Virtual Assistant 101

VOT Customer Service Specialist

Customer Service

VOT Call Center Specialist

Call Center

VOT Job Search Certification

Job Search

VOT Social Media Certification

Social Media

VOT Business Management Certification

Business Management

We offer two certification options (certification is NOT required to apply or be hired):

1. Basic Certification

The VOT-CVA (Virtual Office Temps Certified Virtual Assistant) designation is our basic certification program. This test will cover modern office administration, document preparation, ethical standards, technology and virtual office management.

  • 50 true/false and multiple choice questions
  • 10 essay questions
  • 2 document preparation activities

This is a pass/fail test. (80% correct required to pass).
You will have 24 hours to complete the test and all documents.

2. Specialist Certification

The VOT-CVAS (Virtual Office Temps Certified Virtual Assistant Specialist) designation is our basic certification plus a specialist focus of your choice. You may take as many specialist exams as you want. The VOT-CVAS consists of the same basic test as described above but also includes a module in a specialized area. We are currently offering the following specialist certifications:

Virtual Office Temps (VOT) is a team of professional virtual career experts and counselors. Online since 1998, VOT provides a free service to employers looking for help and job seekers looking for virtual assistant jobs, training and certifications.