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We are excited to share that Eastern Academy will be integrating into Academy Canada beginning in August 2024! This transition will offer enhanced educational offerings and provide new opportunities for students.

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We are committed to making this transition smooth and positive for everyone involved. Our focus remains on our students and providing them with the best educational experience possible. Please contact us at or 709-722-8580 for more information.

Administrative Specialist Program in St John’s

4 week field placement
Program Length: 33 Weeks.

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.

Enhance Your Skills at Eastern Academy

While acquiring the necessary skills to grow your career in office administration, it is important that you keep an eye on industry specialization too. There are several skills that you need to learn in order to perform well in an administrative setup. Eastern Academy offers a highly sought-after administrative specialist program in St John’s that teaches you skills such as keyboard operations, transcription, communication skills, accounting and much more. At Eastern Academy, we provide training for business administration as well that will skill you adequately for the industry you choose to work in.

Program Courses

Here is a list of courses that we offer to students planning to take up our Administrative Specialist program in order to make a career in office administration:

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

Please note the program start date for your convenience.


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. Our business courses are designed to make it easy for you to adjust and excel in your new job without any difficulty.


For admission, you would require a Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.

Grade 10 minimum is required for mature student applicants.

Our entire admission process is meant to make you feel comfortable while applying. Our admissions staff will cooperate with you in every possible way and also guide you in completing your application.


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.

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

Program start dates are subject to sufficient enrollment.


Administrative Specialist Program at St. John's
Join us to make a career in office administration.
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