Office Administration (General Studies)

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Duration: 3 semesters plus 4 week work term. Click here for specific start dates.
Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Vocational Education
Entrance Requirements: Please click here

Program Description

The Office Administration (General Studies) program prepares students to have a working knowledge of any modern office setting. The ability to communicate both orally and in written form gives a graduate the edge in this competitive field. This program prepares students to work in the most current application packages. These, along with the introduction to accounting software, offers any student the training to become a successful office assistant.

Program Courses

  • Bookkeeping
  • Business Communications (Grammar)
  • Business Communications (Verbal)
  • Business Communications (Written)
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Database Management
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Document Production
  • Electronic Office Management
  • General Office Transcription
  • Job Search Skills
  • Keyboarding
  • Modern Office Procedures
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing Comprehensive
  • Work Term

Upgrading Skills

Upon completion of Office Administration (General Studies), skills upgrading may be available in the areas of medical, dental, legal, engineering, and records management. Students may also continue their studies with specialized training in the Office Administration Technology (Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, Records Management) program.

Employment Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Office Administration (General Studies) program, graduates may be eligible for employment (depending on specific hiring practices) within many different office environments. The skills attained will provide opportunities for employment as receptionists, office clerks, bookkeepers, word processing operators, front office assistants, and records management clerks. A small sample of Academy Canada’s excellent employers include:

  • Corner Brook Economic Dev.
  • AON Reed Stenhouse
  • Academy Canada
  • Provincial Adjusting Services
  • Hertz Rental Agency
  • Pepsi Center
  • Health Labrador
  • Scotia Bank
  • Department of Public Works and Services
  • Midland Transport
  • Family Justice Service
  • Dept of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Dynamic Physiotherapy
  • Western Memorial Hospital
  • Gittens and Associates
  • Carpenters Training Institute
  • Health Care Corporation
  • Modern Business
  • Investor’s Group
  • Dr. Boitsefski’s Office
  • Squire and Hynes Associates

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