Office Administration Skill Development Program

The course is 20 weeks consisting of 16 weeks of classroom and lab instruction and a 4 weeks practicum placement. Upon successful completion of the program participants will graduate with their certificate in
"Office Administration Skill Development Program"
This program will cover the following topics:
Business Communications: Participants organize and compose acceptable business correspondence in accordance with current business letter writing procedures.
Keyboarding and Word Processing: Participants gain mastery of the keyboard, learn proper keyboarding techniques with Word processing concepts and the production of routine business communication
Spreadsheets: This course prepares Office Administration participants to use electronic spreadsheets in today’s offices and introduces them to some of the more complex formulas used in spreadsheets.
Windows and Internet-Email: This hands on course introduces participants to the most common features of Windows and the Internet.
Computer Graphics Participants: learn to create professional presentations using the PowerPoint program.
Bookkeeping: Students learn manual bookkeeping practices participants.
Computerized Accounting: This course integrates an accounting system designed for small businesses. Modules include general ledger, payroll, inventory, and accounts payable and receivable. This course; also, covers inventory, G/L entries, adjusting entries, invoice adjustments, payments, receipts, payroll, tax remittances, and advanced reporting.
Office Procedures: This incorporates professionalism in the workplace in addition to telephone etiquette, standard filling method, minute taking and effective speaking.
Employment Search Strategies: Including resume writing, cover letter, interview skills, and accessing hidden job market.
Work Experience: Where possible participants will be placed in an office setting.
No cost for training to eligible Albertans. Funding for a living allowance may be available for qualified participants.
Client Eligibility Requirements
Participants must be unemployed, residing in Alberta, legally entitled to work in Canada
Canada and Alberta
The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.
Les gouvernements de l'Alberta et du Canada travaillent en partenariat et financent conjointement des programmes et des services d'aide à l'emploi.

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Office Administration Certificate

Office Administration Certificate

The course is 20 weeks consisting of 16 weeks of classroom and lab instruction and a 4 week practicum placement.

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