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Business Office Skills

Business Office Skills

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Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply office skills and knowledge of business office concepts to meet the demands of today’s workplace.


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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are almost unlimited. Efficient and responsible Business Office Skills personnel are an integral and invaluable part of today’s office environment.

CORE COURSES

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 40 words per minute (WPM).
  • Operating Systems
    Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Graphics/Presentation
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher
  • Data Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Simulations and Drills
    Practical Applications – 2 Units
  • Accounting
    QuickBooks Premier
  • Business Skills
    Customer Service, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, Business Correspondence Level 1, and Business Math
  • Office Skills
    Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Internet Fundamentals, basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Basic Bookkeeping Level 1, and Office Procedures Levels 1 and 2
  • Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
  • Program Type: Diploma
  • Anticipated salary:C$32,548 - C$65,365
  • (Information from PayScale Canada)
  • Program Duration:38 Weeks
  • Program Notes:Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
  • Program Category:Business
  • Program Syllabus:Click to Download
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