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Office Assistant

Available at: Online part-time

Overview

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.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • 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.

Highlights

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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

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Program Name

Office Assistant

Program Code

B0470

Credential

Certificate

Start Dates

Continuous

Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2016-2017

Courses
CSAL 7 Communications 1
CSAL 77 Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships
CSDU 9 Office Technology and Procedures
CSLO 2 Excel-Specialist
CSLO 66 Word-Specialist

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

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: www.ontransfer.ca

    Testimonials

    My experience in the CDA program was nothing short of amazing.  From day one, I knew that the professors were there for us.  They checked in constantly with us to make sure our work load was manageable and if there was any way that they could accommodate our individual learning preferences.  Also, they are all veterans and experts in their respective fields. Most of our professors continued to work their full time SLP or Audiology jobs, meaning they are bringing up-to-date knowledge right into the classroom.  The placements were, in my opinion, the most valuable experience of my year in the CDA program.  You immediately get to apply the base of knowledge you learn in first semester and then gain experience in therapy sessions and step out of your comfort zone to learn something new.  Plus, they are 100% flexible about where you want to go and what population you are interested in working with.  Now that I have finished the program, I can confidently say that the professors of the CDA program have given me not just a career, but a passion.

    Jessica Whynot, Communicative Disorders Assistant program, 2014



    Jessica Whynot

    Additional Information

    Book order procedure

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