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Computer Basics for Business Certificate

This program introduces participants to common application programs that are essential in today's workforce and at home. Emphasis will be on learning the concepts and practical uses of the programs as well as developing acceptable practices for electronic file management and the use of the Internet. This program is suitable for anyone wishing to develop entry-level skills, and the foundation needed to advance to other IT programs such as the Computer Proficiency for Business certificate. To be successful in this program, students should be prepared to work on assignments outside the regular classroom schedule.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or Advanced Level certificate or GED.

  • Computer Keyboarding Level I and Computer Fundamentals or equivalent.

Graduation Requirements

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive a certificate.


MSFD 101 File and Desktop Management
MSIN 102 Internet Fundamentals
MSWP 101 Word Processing Introduction - Word
MSSS 101 Spreadsheets Introduction - Excel
MSWP 201 Word Processing Intermediate - Word

This program is not currently offered

Program Area:

Continuing Studies




  • Part-Time


2018-19: $1,571


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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 09/25/2018