This program provides a comprehensive foundation for your career as an Office Administrator. Graduates of the one-year Office Administration program, are able to perform a wide variety of office tasks and gain an understanding of Canadian business fundamentals, including business writing. Students will be taught basic computer skills, keyboarding, editing and revising skills, as well as administrative procedures. Those with good organizational skills, an interest in computers, the ability to follow directions, and strong communication skills should definitely consider this career choice.
Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook, Express Scribe Machine Transcription, and SAM software.
Office Administration – General shares a common first year with the Office Administration Executive and Health Services programs. This allows graduates to launch their careers into a variety of diverse fields and industries through a seamless transition into second-year in any of these two professional programs. In completing the Office Administration Executive or Health Services program, graduates earn an Ontario College Diploma.
Students will gain an understanding via simulation labs and business applications in banking, accounting and publishing.
Most businesses, schools, government agencies, banks and social service agencies require clerical staff. Entry level positions include receptionist, bookkeeper, clerical assistant and data processing operator.
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.