Office Administration

Program Info:

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.

 

* Not all programs are offered at each location.

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 7 operating system and basic level of proficiency in a Windows 8.1 operating system
  • Word Processing
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Graphics/Presentation
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Office Skills
    Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Internet Fundamentals, Punctuation and Writing Skills, advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Office Procedures Levels 1 and 2, and Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 and 2
  • Business Skills
    Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2, Customer Service Essentials, Business Planning, Human Resource Management, and Management Fundamentals
  • Simulations and Drills
    Word Processing and Spreadsheet Practical Applications
  • Accounting
    QuickBooks Premier
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Thought Patterns for a Successful Career

Program Type:

Certificate

Anticipated salary:

C$29,318 – C$52,738
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

22 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

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