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Office Assistant

Available at: Online part-time


This core program will prepare you with fundamental computer and service skills for any office environment.  As a graduate of this certificate you will be equipped with the skills needed for entry into office clerical support positions in a variety of business sectors.

To successfully complete this program, participants must complete five (5) compulsory courses.


  • For your convenience, some online courses can be started at different times throughout the semester, just choose the course date that fits your schedule.
  • The demand for part-time courses has increased to the point that we recommend you register early to ensure your acceptance into the course.
  • Online courses are easily identified by CS at the beginning of the course code (i.e. CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1)
  • Textbooks and additional materials may be required for these courses. YOU are responsible for purchasing your textbooks and any additional materials for all courses. Please make a note of your course code (CS##) and see the bottom of this page for book order procedure.

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.



Graduates from the program may find employment opportunities as a receptionist and office clerk.

Program Name

Office Assistant

Program Code




Start Dates


Program Duration


Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline

CSAL 7 Communications 1
CSAL 77 Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships
CSDU 9 Office Technology and Procedures
CSLO 2 Excel-Specialist

Required (Choose 1)
CSLO 66 Word-Specialist
CSLO208 (Word 2016 Specialist cr)

Admission Requirements


Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit:


    I am proud that I went to SLC. I benefited from the experience in so many ways—not least of all by obtaining the skills I needed to find employment in my field of interest.

    Elizabeth Cabral

    Program Contact

    Sara Barrie

    Admissions Information

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    Additional Information

    Book order procedure

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