VA Startup Program

The VA STARTUP PROGRAM is the signature program for the VA Institute.

With THREE different learning preference to choose from, this program is designed to guide you through setting up your VA business with in-depth training and business templates.

Choose your preferred learning style - Self Paced, One-On-One Online, or In Person - and kick start your VA business with confidence.

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You can pay in full, or spread out your payments using our payment plan partner

VA Startup Program



Designed for those who love learning online at their own pace, the VA Startup Program is your complete guide to the essentials required to setup a successful VA business. It is jam-packed with all the items needed to kickstart your VA business.

We've included great extras - full logo, website and email setup, plus additional templates that help you streamline your business processes and strategy sessions to help keep you on track, and get you up and running quickly!

VA Startup Program



If you are someone who learns better in a one-on-one setting, but are happy to learn in the comfort of your own home, this is for you! We personally deliver the training at a time which suits you over 2 x 3 hour interactive Zoom workshops.

VA Startup Program



If you want to get setup very quickly - like in the space of 3 days / 2 nights - this this program is for you. You basically walk into the session without a business, and then walk out with fully setup! This is not called an 'intensive' retreat for nothing. We work together (yes, it's just you and the trainer) to get you setup and launched.










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We get you started on working on your business from the moment your enrolment is processed.

This includes guiding you through how to register your ABN / NZBN or country equivalent, business and domain name, giving you links so you can start researching other VAs, as well as thinking about your own key services and what you will be doing in your VA business, plus other simple tasks designed to get you in the VA business zone!

What we cover during your Program:

  • Pre-Work: About you & your future business brainstorming
  • Module 1: Introduction to VAs and the Industry - housekeeping, important documents, resources
  • Module 2: The Excellence Mindset - DNA of a successful VA, principles, roadblocks to success
  • Module 3: Business Foundations - your service offering, your rate & how to charge, knowing your worth, collaboration and subcontracting
  • Module 4: Business Logistics - How VAs work, software & hardware essentials, business planning, business branding, creating your logo
  • Module 5: Finding and Onboarding Clients - finding clients, onboarding process, service agreement, welcome pack, professional profile
  • Module 6: Risk and Contingency Planning - managing risk, insurances
  • Module 7: Taking your Business to the World - Your virtual shopfront, marketing yourself, networking for success
  • Module 8: Your Website -  Creating your website including style, content and email account
  • What's Next: Defining Your Game Plan - finding clients, networking
PLUS you receive ++


Full website built for you - and launched!*

Professional email setup**

Logo design

PDF of Ingrid's book "Discover the Authentic VA Within: A Journey from EA to VA"

Lifetime access to our private VA Institute Graduate Network Facebook group

Quality VA Certification upon completion

3 months free access to Virtual Momentum & Find A VA jobleads


*Website hosting incurs an additional cost of approx $15 per month

** Email setup using G-Suite incur an additional cost of $8.80 per month


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