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Pathway Programs - Office Administration Program Overview

​Nex​t Start Date:  September 9, 2019

 Why People Choose Office Administration?

The Office Administration program allows students to upgrade their skills and knowledge for employment in an office environment - receptionist, data entry clerk, filing clerk,  photocopy, mail clerk, and switchboard. Students in the program can:
  • Earn 4 credits for your grade 12 diploma
  • develop their computer skills - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Quickbooks
  • Improve their keyboarding skills and receive training on office equipment
  • Practice memo writing, document formatting and improve grammar and spelling skills
  • Improve their mathematics skills
  • Become job ready in as little as 27 weeks
Other Information:
  • Class times: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Students must obtain a criminal background check prior to commencing their cooperative education placement