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Office Administration (General Studies)


Office Administration (General Studies)

Duration: 3 semesters plus 4 week work term.
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Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Vocational Education

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

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

Entrance Requirements

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