You want to be a freelancer but you don’t have the skills yet? Or you’re trying to learn with free courses online but it doesn’t seem to get you anywhere (or land any client)?
Paying for freelancing courses might be the answer you’re looking for.
But then, why pay if there are free courses? That’s right. There are many free tutorials out there. One logical explanation to avail the courses is to fast track everything.
The best paid-courses have successful mentors that will help you every step of the way. They are knowledgeable about the in-demand skills and update in your target field. The courses are structured to hasten your learning curve to achieve results faster. Of course, given you put the proper effort.
If you’re thinking where to start, these are 8 legitimate freelancing courses to start remote working in the Philippines.
Virtual Assistant Jobs
A virtual assistant is someone who helps entrepreneurs with multiples tasks depending on their needs. They can manage your social media, do lead generation, design graphics, and so much more. It’s arguably the easiest way to enter the remote workforce.
These are some reputable companies that give out Virtual Assistant Training.
VA Blueprint Academy
VA Blueprint Academy headed by coach Jhoel Qbral teaches the basics of virtual assistant jobs and how to get premium clients for it even if you have no experience. Just look at the testimonials from his students earning managerial income at home.
Not a guarantee though. You still have to put the effort to get the results.
With over 3000 students ranging from stay-at-home moms, OFWs, and those still working in the corporate, the VA Bootcamp provides detailed step-by-step modules to help you get your first VA job. Headed by Jason Dulay, the VA Bootcamp aims to provide a faster way to your goals with their structured program and mentorship.
They have a 75% hire-rate and 6-month money-back guarantee provided you completed all the steps. Sweet!
If you’re near the Pampanga area, ONline Philippines might be your starting point for your freelancing career. They offer basic web and graphic design training free of charge (as of today).
If you want to hone your design skills, ONline Philippines is the company to approach.
Every business needs social media presence. Whether it be LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram, you can capitalize leads and eventual sales with proper social media strategies. Here are some companies you may want to enroll in.
Social Media Academy
Social Media Academy (SMA) is perfect for aspiring marketing rockstars to capitalize on social media. With over 1000 students and counting, SMA offers 24/7 Access and Support to learn at your own pace. They also have weekly Facebook live sessions for private student groups.
Facebook is the biggest social media platform as of date boasting more than 1 billion users online. If you’re targeting people using Facebook Ads, Julian Canita’s Awesome Course might be for you.
They offer up-to-date strategies and modules you can access at any time. And you have a chance to ask guidance in his monthly coaching calls. Sweet!
FHMoms is a growing community that helps Filipino mothers earn while they are at home through remote working. The FHMoms university offers multiple courses such as Beginner courses, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Content Writing, Social Media Marketing, and so much more.
Hurry though because the slots run out fast.
Amazon Seller VA
If you want to learn the ropes for the lucrative Amazon E-commerce site, the Amazon Seller VA course is for you. It teaches you what you need to properly support Amazon entrepreneurs abroad. And who knows, you might become an Amazon Seller yourself.
The Freelance Movement
Ever wondered how you can nab your very own premium clients without a stellar portfolio and years of experience? Sounds impossible? But yes, you can!
John Pagulayan, the founder of the freelance movement, can attest to it. Showing multiple results from their students earning 6-digits, the first step is having the intention to give value to your prospective clients.
And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Enroll in their course and upgrade your freelancing career to new heights.
Everything can be learned in this day and age. You just need to find the right courses and the passion to pursue what you want. All it takes is the effort and intention to do so. And we hope this list helps you in your quest to become successful in remote working.