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Office Administration Technology
(Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, Records Management)


Office Administration Technology
(Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, Records Management)

Duration: 6 semesters plus 4 week work term
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Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Applied Arts

Program Description

The two-year Office Administration Technology program is designed to give graduates the greatest possible employability within the administration field. During year one, students gain a thorough understanding of the skills required to work in the field with courses in Keyboarding, Transcription, Accounting, Computers, and Communications, amongst others. In year two, students will focus on five areas of specialization that will prepare them for positions within the highly technical fields of Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, and Records Management administration. It is in year two that we have placed the new in-depth study of Records and Information Management which is so important to all of these technical fields. Students will have the opportunity to plan, supervise, and produce work in consultation with numerous community groups and local area businesses. This program also has a 4-week work term to help students gain additional real-world experience and build a strong network.

Program Courses

Active/Semi-Active/Inactive Records Management Information Security and Technology
Advanced Documents Job Search Skills
Anatomy and Physiology Keyboarding
Archival Theory and Practice Legal Office Procedures
Bookkeeping Legal Terminology/Transcription
Business Communications (Grammar) MCP and Insurance Billing
Business Communications (Verbal) Medical Terminology/Transcription
Business Communications (Written) Medical/Dental Office Procedures
Business Law Modern Office Procedures
Business Mathematics Occupational Health and Safety
Computerized Accounting Patient Care and Protection
Database Management PCLaw
Dental Office Software Records Management and Control
Desktop Publishing Soft Tissue Injury: Back Injury Prevention
Document Production Spreadsheets
Electronic Office Management Standard First Aid
Engineering Office Procedures Tooth Morphology/Charting
Engineering Technical Documents and Data Processing WHMIS
General Office Transcription Word Processing Comprehensive
Human Relations and Ethical Issues Work Term

Employment Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Office Administration Technology (Medical, Dental, Legal, Engineering, Records Management) program, which includes a work term, graduates may be eligible for employment (depending on specific hiring practices) within medical, dental, legal, and engineering office environments in the public and private sectors. Employment opportunities exist for graduates at various levels, from an office clerk to an administrative or executive assistant. The specialty components of medical, dental, legal, engineering, and records management sectors provide graduates with a variety of office environments in which to work.  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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