Office Administrators ensure that businesses run smoothly. They are organized individuals who facilitate a professional working environment. You’ll learn skills for communicating effectively in both official languages, word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and accounting software applications. Our French language training and francophone workplace experience will also provide you with expert problem solving, managerial, and interpersonal skills. Talented Office Administrators are always needed to meet business goals and keep operations on track.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
The demand for qualified bilingual office personnel continues to grow in New Brunswick. Graduates of this program may be employed in office environments where knowledge of office systems and procedures, combined with skills in a variety of software packages, is required. Students are well-prepared for positions in a computerized office environment, and are able to continue expanding their skills as new software and technologies evolve.
1241 - Administrative assistants1411 - General office support workers1422 - Data entry clerks1432 - Payroll clerks
The Office Administration program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. See here for more information: L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).
Please note that some textbook instruction for program courses is written for PC systems and students with MAC devices may not be able to follow this instruction step-by-step.
You will receive assessment results based on language proficiency testing. After the completion of first year, you may qualify for Summer Language Bursary programs.
Office Administration: Bilingual graduates may have an opportunity to acquire the following external certifications upon meeting the external agencies certification requirements and paying any required fees to the external agency:
Institution: Department of Post-Secondary Education and TrainingExternal Certification: Linguistic ServicesInformation: An Oral Proficiency Evaluation will be administered by Linguistic Services at the end of the second year of the program.
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