29 Weeks, 648 Hours


The Administrative Assistant Diploma program introduces students to office administration and its many facets in the business world. This program provides graduates with the necessary skills to compile, verify, record, and process forms and documents, such as applications, agreements, and letters, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and schedules. Students will have the opportunity to learn today’s most popular office software applications.

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 instruction.
  • 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.

Core Courses

  • Basic Bookkeeping Level 1 &2
  • Business Correspondence Level 1 & 2
  • Business Math
  • Customer Service
  • Grammar Essentials for Business Writing
  • Introduction to Keyboarding
  • Introduction to Personal Computers
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • Job Search & Resume Writing
  • Keyboard Skill Building Level 1 & 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Level 1 , 2 & 3
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 & 2
  • Office Procedures Level 1 & 2
  • Practical Applications 2 Units
  • Practicum
  • Thought Patterns For A Successful Career
  • Windows Level 1 & 2

Career options

Skilled Administrative Assistants are in great demand by both large corporations and small independent businesses. All employers, in all industry sectors, require staff with strong office and software related skills to perform its administrative functions.

Administrative Assistants have opportunities to move upward of vertical positions like supervisory office positions as their careers progress.

Entry level careers include:

  • Office Clerk
  • Import/Export Clerk
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Contract Clerk
  • Office Administrative Clerk