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Administrative Specialist

Program Length: 29 weeks plus 4 week field placement

Program Overview

This program is designed primarily for the person with little or no previous business experience. The focus of this program is on the development of strong word processing, and office support skills. The importance of cultivating interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills is stressed and the student will become familiar with the basic procedures required for the smooth operation of a business office.

Program Courses
Student Success Strategies 20 hours
Software Lab: Computer Fundamentals 40
Software Lab: Word Processing 40
Software Lab: Spreadsheets 40
Software Lab: Presentations 40
Software Lab: Database Management 40
Business Math 40
Writing for Comprehension 40
Document Formatting 80
Business Communications 80
Office Skills 80
Career Planning and Preparation Level I 20
Career Planning and Preparation Level II 20
Field Placement 4 weeks
TOTAL WEEKS 33 Weeks

Career Opportunities

The successful graduate could expect to pursue a career in the many office support positions available in either a large corporation or a small business.

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.
Grade 10 minimum is required for mature student applicants.

Graduation Requirements

A student must obtain an overall grade, in each module of at least 70% in order to graduate and receive a diploma. A student must complete all requirements of the Student Success Strategies and Career Planning and Preparation modules as well as the Work Term requirements.

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For further information, please call 1-844-297-0777.

Program start dates are subject to sufficient enrollment.

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22 Pearl Place
St. John’s, NL A1E 4P3
1-844-297-0777
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