Office Administration Assistant - Prince Edward Island

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent. 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.

Program Highlights

The Office Administration Assistant Certificate 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 the fast-paced office environment 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
    Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Graphics/Presentation
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Office Skills
    Internet Fundamentals, Basic Bookkeeping Level 1, and Office Simulations
  • Business Skills
    Business English/Grammar
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search & On-the-Job Training

Program Type:

Certificate

Anticipated salary:

C$27,183 – C$50,153
(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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