Executive Office Assistant Diploma

Skills in office administration are vital in an environment that aims to exceed the demands of its customers. Executive Office Assistants are trained to have a diversified background. Word processing, office automation, communication, and organization are the key topics extensively covered in the program.

The Executive Office Assistant program provides a broad foundation for employment in a wide variety of settings. The workplace role of the office assistant graduate is to support the management of an organization by carrying out three key and interdependent functions: organizing work, workspaces, and workplace environments; processing information; and communicating.

Area of Focus

This program covers information in the following subject areas:

  • Office skills and procedures
  • Bookkeeping
  • Industry Standard Computer Software
  • Word Processing, Document formatting and Spreadsheets
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Communication Skills

Employment Opportunities

Positions in o­ffice administration, executive office support, business and financial environments are some of the typical places that graduates will secure employment. Graduates can also consider positions in customer service and roles that require planning, organizing and implementing special events.

Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for an executive assistant is $26.00 per hour (NOC 1222).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)

Additional Information

Career Options

  • Committee Clerk
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Executive Secretary (Except Legal and Medical)
  • Private Secretary
  • Secretary (Except Legal and Medical)
  • Technical Secretary

Job Options

  • Government
  • Corporations
  • Associations

Program Availability

Campuses
Oshawa
St. Catharines
Oshawa Starts
June
July
September
St. Catharines Starts
July
September
October
Kingston Starts
N/A

Subject to change.
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