Office Administration

Starts Sept

Office Admininstration Diploma Program

Enter the workforce with a combination of strong problem-solving skills and practical software applications. Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to such positions as bookkeeper, accounting or administrative assistant, receptionist or secretarial, database designer and manager, information management or presentation designer, etc.

Concentrate on word processing and information management, office procedures, manual and computerized accounting, business english, communications, and financial management.

Program Description

Office Administration is a comprehensive business training program. The program concentrates on business computer applications, Word Processing, Information Management (database), Desktop Publishing, along with related subjects such as Office Procedures, Business Communications, Business English, Accounting Fundamentals, Computerized Accounting as well as Financial Management.

This program is designed to help participants gain the necessary skills to enter the work force through various types of occupations. The program is suited to students entering the work force for the first time, students returning to the work force with enhanced skills and those looking to change careers.

Our Office Administration program stresses problem solving skills and cooperative learning together with computer applications as a way of keeping pace with the ever changing software applications available today.

Graduates completing the Office Administration program have the skills to seek employment in occupations such as: bookkeepers, accounting assistants, administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists, database designers and managers, presentation design, information management etc.

Program Duration:

The program consists of 900 hours of in class instruction and
210 hours of work place (practicum) experience.

Course of study will include the following:

  • WordProcessing/Document Preparation
  • Information Management (Database)
  • Micro Computer Operating Systems
  • Office Procedures
  • Document/File Management
  • Business Communication
  • Business English
  • Presentations
  • Accounting Fundamentals/Bookkeeping
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Financial Management

Entrance Requirements:

Nova Scotia High School completion or equivalent, as outlined by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Private Career College Division.

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