Office Administration

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Offered at the Cold Lake campus - Fall, 2016

The Office Administration program prepares students for immediate employment in a constantly changing technological and office environment. Obtain the knowledge and skills you need to qualify for administrative support positions in business, government, and industry.

State-of-the-art computers are used to master the use of software programs used in the workplace today. Attain knowledge in computer systems that employers look for. You'll also come away with skills in accounting, filing, reception, telephone, mail, and interpersonal and teamwork relations.

The program includes a three-week placement for students to get on-the-job experience before entering the world of work. 

Credential
Certificate

Admission Requirements
Grade 11 or equivalent with credit in:

  • English 20, 20-1 or 20-2 or 23;
  • Math 10-C, 10-3, or Math 10 (Applied or Pure); Math 13, Math 24, at least 60% in Math 10-Prep
  • OR successful completion of basic skills admission tests (Nelson Denny and Business Math)

Please refer to the following link for minimum technical requirements at our Moodlesite.                                                                                                               

Practicum
May 2, 2016 - May 20, 2016 

Career Potential
Graduates of the program may find employment in administrative support positions for government, business or industry. The Alberta government, colleges and universities, municipalities, small businesses and Settlement and Band Offices have all hired Portage College graduates.

Transferability
Graduates will be accepted into Year II of Office Administration programs at Grande Prairie Regional CollegeKeyano CollegeLethbridge Community CollegeBow Valley College, and e-campus Alberta.

Courses List

  • ACCT101 - ACCOUNTING
  • BUSI107 - DOCUMENT FORMATTING I
  • BUSI108 - DOCUMENT FORMATTING II
  • BUSI113 - JOB SEARCH
  • BUSI115 - HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BUSINESS
  • BUSI121 - INTEGRATED PROJECTS I
  • BUSI122 - INTEGRATED PROJECTS II
  • BUSI142 - BUSINESS PRACTICUM
  • COMA101 - WORD PROCESSING-INTRODUCTORY
  • COMA102 - WORD PROCESSING-INTERMEDIATE
  • COMA103 - WORD PROCESSING-ADVANCED
  • COMA111 - SPREADSHEETS-INTRODUCTORY
  • COMA112 - SPREADSHEETS-INTERMEDIATE
  • COMA113 - SPREADSHEETS-ADVANCED
  • COMA115 - DATA BASE-INTRODUCTORY
  • COMA116 - DATA BASE-INTERMEDIATE
  • COMA145 - INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE
  • COMM123 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS I
  • COMM124 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS II
  • KEYB136 - KEYBOARDING
  • KEYB138 - KEYBOARDING
  • MATH115 - BUSINESS MATH
  • OFFR100 - OFFICE MANAGEMENT