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.
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.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
Career opportunities are almost unlimited. Efficient and responsible Business Office Skills personnel are an integral and invaluable part of today’s office environment.
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
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
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
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
- 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