Administrative Assistant

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Program Info:

Admissions 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 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.

Program Highlights

This program introduces students to word processing and its many applications in the business world. Skilled Administrative Assistants are in great demand by both large corporations and small independent businesses. Students will have the opportunity to learn todays most popular word processing software applications.

Career Opportunities

As more employers acquire word processing equipment and programs, the labour market for skilled Administrative Assistants grows. Administrative Assistants may move into supervisory office positions as their careers progress.

Core Courses

  • Keyboarding

    Minimum 40 words per minute (WPM).

  • Office Skills

    Personal Computer Fundamentals for End Users, Office Procedures Levels 1 and 2, Internet Fundamentals, and basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook

  • Word Processing

    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word

  • Spreadsheets

    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Graphics/Presentation

    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Simulations and Drills

    Practical Applications 2 Units

  • Database Management

    Basic level of proficiency in one database application.

  • Business Skills

    Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2, Customer Service, and Grammar Essentials for Business Writing

  • Job readiness/Employability Skills

    Job Search and Resume Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career

  • Program Type: Diploma
    Anticipated Salary: $28,212 – $51,357
    Program Duration: Weeks: 39
    Hours: 975

    Tuition Fees

      Domestic International
    Tuition: $10,097 $13,126
    Application: $250 $500
    Assessment: $100 $100
    Program Syllabus: Click here to Download
    Program Notes Tuition fees include digital course materials.
    Printed copies may be available for an additional fee.
    Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify.
    Graduation Requirements Students must maintain a 75% program average to obtain a Diploma
    Method of Delivery Onsite, Remote and Blended using our
    Integrated Learning ®System training facilitated by qualified learning coaches.

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