Program Description

In this 6-month Certificate program, learners prepare for an exciting career in office administration by increasing their skill level in computer applications, public speaking, interpersonal relations, and information management. In addition to skill development, employment preparation is also covered, including resume and cover letter writing, mock interviews, and job shadowing. Often students become immediately employed after successfully completing their practicum requirements.

Program Summary

Length

6 months

Offered

September or February

Credits

29.0

Credential

Certificate

Format

Full-time

Schedule

Monday to Friday, 9am – 3pm

Practicum

Four weeks

 

Career Path

Our graduates find jobs with different employers including non-profit agencies, First Nation governments, or municipal, provincial, or federal governments, crown corporations, which may include:

  • Administrative Assistants
  • Office Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Project Administrator
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Remittance Clerk

 

Admission Requirements

High School Applicants

  • Grade 12 completion
  • English 12 “C” grade or higher
  • Math 10 or 11 with “C” grade or higher
  • Typing test – Minimum 20 WPM
  • Interview with Program Coordinator

Mature Applicants

  • 21 years old or older
  • Grade 12 or testing an equivalent level
  • Letter of intent
  • One year or more of relevant work experience
  • Completed written assessment
  • Completed math assessment
  • Typing test – Minimum 20 WPM
  • Interview with Program Coordinator

Course Schedule


Course Code

Course Name

OAC 111

Business Documents and Accuracy

OAC 121

Word Processing

OAC 133

Computer Applications

OAC 135

Spreadsheets and Business Math

OAC 145

Business English and Communications

OAC 150

Interpersonal Communications

OAC 155

Administrative Procedures

OAC 180

Job Search Techniques

OAC 185

Office Work Experience

 

Tuition & Fees

Tuition

$4,900.00

Fees

$150.00

Books

$546.00

Lab

$200.00

UPass

$246.00

Total Cost

$6,042.00

 

For more information, contact:

Admissions Department
604.873.3772 Ext. 328
admissions@necvancouver.org