Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

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Arnprior Campus
Ottawa Campus
On Campus
Program Length:
23 weeks
Diploma Issued:

Administrative Assistant Courses that Get You Ahead

Become a respected business professional with this fast-track Administrative Assistant training program from one of the top Ottawa business colleges. In only 21 weeks, this program gives you practical, hands-on administrative training. Get your diploma and start a successful career in office administration fast. With Administrative Assistant courses that cover all the most in-demand business skills, this program will make you job-ready the moment you graduate.

Administrative Assistant training can open a range of career opportunities and will help you get a new job fast. Office Administration professionals work in almost every industry from non-profit to high finance. If you are organized, detail-oriented, looking to start an exciting, professional office career, the Administrative Assistant program at Willis College is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Pursue a career in business and get excellent hands-on administrative assistant training and your Diploma fast from Willis College.

Total program length is 23 weeks
Up to 2 weeks of breaks

Job Market

Successful graduates of this administrative assistant course may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

  • Administrative Officer
  • Customer Services Representative – Financial Services
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • General Office Support Worker
  • Accounting and Related Clerks
  • Customer Service, Information and Related Clerks

Salary Information

Average Wage ($/hr) – $20.51
High Wage ($/hr) – $38.14
National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 4212
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Admission Requirements

To apply, you must possess ONE of the following:
Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence or Willis College Entrance Assessment. If you are a Mature Student, you can gain admittance by writing a free high school equivalency test.

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Program Outline

  • Business Communications I - English Essentials I
  • Business Communications II - Written Communication I
  • Business Communications III - Oral Presentation I
  • Career Management
  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting I – Accounting Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting II - The Accounting Cycle
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows & 0utlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Payroll I – Introduction
  • QuickBooks with Payroll I
  • Strategic Web Design
Willis College gave me the tools and skills necessary to make my transition to P.S.W a very successful one. Very professional teachers and enrollment staff. Thank you Willis College. Pat Donahue Personal Support Worker

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