The Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Certificate is a preparatory program for students who wish to enrol in upper-level Office Administration specialty programs. In the Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Certificate program, students will learn essential business skills such as business communications, keyboarding, business corrrespondence, computer essentials, internet, office procedures, word processing, presentation software, and business math. Graduates of the Administrative Assistant Fundamentals program will be ready to enter the Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant, Corporate/Conveyancing Legal Administrative Assistant, Accounting Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate programs. Graduates may also choose to continue with the Office Assistant Certificate or Administrative Assistant Certificate programs.
The Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Certificate may be taken on campus as well as online. On-site students are normally enrolled full time; students wishing to take courses on site on a part-time basis should consult with the department chair. Online students may complete the program part time.
Keyboarding speed (20 wpm) is desirable. Mature students are encouraged to contact the department for a review of prior learning.
This program is not currently offered
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