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. 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.
This program prepares students to enter and progress in the field of Computerized Business Applications. Upon graduation, the student will have the knowledge to meet the challenges of today’s highly competitive world with the skills required by employers.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
In today’s highly technical environment, a skilled Computerized Business Applications Specialist can be an invaluable member of the management team. Opportunities and compensation in this area are better than ever for those who possess the skills and perform well.
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
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Database Management
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
- Office Skills
Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Internet Fundamentals, and basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
- Business Skills
Business Correspondence Level 1, Customer Service, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, and Management Fundamentals
- Employability Skills
Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
- Students must complete a maximum of 5 credits from the following:
- Office Skills
- Word processing