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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.

Program Name

Office Assistant

Program Code

B0470

Credential

Certificate

Start Dates

Continuous

Program Duration

Part-time; Students have a maximum of five years to complete the program.

Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

See registration link above.

International Fees

See registration link above.

Additional Costs

N/A

Scholarships and Bursaries

N/A

Program Outline

Courses
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

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Applicants to the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or equivalent or must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).

    Prerequisites

    N/A

    Health Requirements

    N/A

    Testimonials

    What drives me to be here are the students and the opportunity to connect with them. Teaching is about choice, commitment, energy and enthusiasm. The student inspires me to be the best educator I can be. I love working at the college level because of the opportunities to continue my education and in turn share my knowledge of the latest technologies with the students.

    Charlotte Snelgrove, Professor, Hairstyling Program at St. Lawrence College

    Program Contact

    Sara Barrie, Program Officer (OntarioLearn)
    ontariolearn@sl.on.ca

    Admissions Information

    Connect with a Student Recruitment Officer:
    ask@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Book order procedure

    Advanced Standing

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