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Office Administration

Office Administration

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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 instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

Program Highlights

The Office Administration Diploma program prepares students to work in an office environment as administrators and assistants. The program provides students with comprehensive knowledge and office skills to make them successful as assistants in business settings.


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Career Opportunities

This program prepares students to work in fast-paced office environments as corporate secretaries, executive assistants, office administrators, and special assistants. Upward mobility in this role is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.

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
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Graphics/Presentation
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher
  • Office Skills
    Internet Fundamentals, advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Office Procedures Level 1 and Level 2, and Basic Bookkeeping Level 1 and Level 2
  • Business Skills
    Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, Business Correspondence Level 1 and Level 2, Customer Service Essentials, Business Planning, Business Math, and Management Fundamentals
  • Accounting
    Sage 50 Premium Accounting
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search and Resume Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
  • Program Type:Diploma
  • Anticipated salary:C$29,286 - C$53,578
  • (Information from PayScale Canada)
  • Program Duration:48 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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