|*100% of students are satisfied with the program||**Average hourly wage is $23.72|
- Develop technical skills that are top notch
- Have the ability to create a professional career portfolio
- Develop knowledge of interpersonal and written communication for the workplace
- Learn technical skills on the most current hardware and software
- Take a Personal Leaderships course and facilitate a one day conference...a great experience
- 95% overall employment rate
- 120 hours of work experience...provides another amazing experience
- Two, 13-week semesters
- Learn in class or on line
Why we are great:
- This program has passionate faculty who know the value of this position in any organization
- The Administrative Professional Certificate transfers to all Office Administration Diploma Programs in colleges in Alberta
No prior knowledge of computers is necessary. Prior work experience and learning may be recognized; Grant funding may be available.
See our official Program information.
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If you are interested in the Administrative Professional program but want to know more, join us as a student for a day.
- Receptionist - Salary Range: $29,268 - $46,574
- Administrative Assistant - Salary Range: $32,067 - $51,154
- Office Assistant - Salary Range: $40,250 - $49,000
- Data-Entry Specialist - Salary Range: $28,504 - $42,247
- Entry-Level Administrative Assistant - Salary Range: $30,794 - $46,574
- Project Assistant - Salary Range: $41,738 - $61,080
Starting salary ranges from 2018 Administrative Salary Guide, www.roberthalf.ca.
A typical day for today's administrative assistant can include:
- Developing a production report using spreadsheet software
- Preparing charts, slides and handouts for a management presentation
- Communicating globally via telephone, fax, or e-mail with clients
- Using the Internet to research a topic or schedule airline flights
- Developing and editing web pages
- Supervising or training a coworker