Learn the skills to work in an office environment
Program: Office Administration
School: Business & Leadership
Delivery Method: Classroom
Program Duration:1 Year Certificate & 2 Year Diploma
Delivery Location: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Thebacha Campus, Fort Smith and Yellowknife North Slave Campus
The Office Administration Program is intended to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for administrative careers in business, government and non-profit organisations. Emphasis is placed on preparing students for employment in the unique work environment in the NWT. The Office Administration program provides students with an opportunity to acquire a Certificate (one-year program) and a Diploma (two-year program).
Office Administration Certificate Program
All students accepted into the Office Administration Program must initially be enrolled in the Certificate Program. This program takes one year to complete. It consists of ten courses, each with 45 class hours and worth three credits, and a Practicum. The Certificate Program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an entry level administrative assistant position in business, government or non-profit organizations. This program concentrates on the practical application of computer technology in the contemporary office workplace.
Office Administration Diploma Program
Upon completing the Certificate Program (including the Practicum), students may enroll in the Diploma Program. This program takes one year to complete. It consists of ten courses, each with 45 class hours and worth three credits. The Diploma Program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an executive administrative assistant position in business, government or non-profit organisations. As the program emphasises specialised organisational and technical skills, students will also be able to succeed in administrative positions in the areas of human resources, payroll, and finance. .