Get the Skills to Become an Administrative Assistant

A professional administrative assistant in a meeting. Get a new career, start your Administrative Assistant Diploma Program at CCBST.
Train to become an Administrative Assistant with CCBST’s comprehensive Diploma program

Administrative Assistant Diploma Program in as Little as 26 Weeks*

If you’re a problem solver, organized and take pleasure in producing high quality work, then consider becoming an Administrative Assistant.

With CCBST’s Administrative Assistant Diploma program you’ll learn foundational skills employers seek in Administrative professionals. This Diploma program helps you develop strong administrative and word processing skills, as well as office support and procedures.

Become a Professional Administrative Assistant

With the Administrative Assistant Diploma program you’ll develop essential administrative skills aided by a firm grasp on software programs commonly used in an office setting. You’ll establish strong interpersonal communication, creative thinking, and decision-making.

Learn to perform office procedures and produce quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications. You’ll also become adept at researching job opportunities and producing high quality employment portfolios and resumes.

Learn administration hands-on, with a team-orientated approach intended to familiarize you with today’s leading software applications. Once finished, you’ll be equipped with the necessary training to thrive in a modern office environment.

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Course Outline

During the Administrative Assistant Diploma program you’ll learn:

  • Windows
  • Microsoft Word Level 1 and 2
  • Microsoft Excel Level 1 and 2
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook Express
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Overview of Business Accounting
  • Communication and Task Management
  • Office Procedures
  • Customer Care
  • Interpersonal Business skills
  • How to Organize Meetings and Events

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Administrative Assistant Diploma program will be able to pursue employment in a wide variety of organizations in the public and private sector, such as:

  • Small businesses
  • Large corporations
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Government Agencies
  • Schools (including Post Secondary)

Funding Your Education

CCBST is an excellent option for individuals who want to get ahead without a major financial burden. At CCBST, tuition is more affordable than larger schools while maintaining the same quality of education.

You may also be eligible to receive OSAP (Government Financial Aid) as all CCBST programs are full time.

Lastly, you may qualify for Second Career Eligibility Ontario. The Second Career program provides support to laid-off employees who will benefit from retraining to find work. Please contact a CCBST admissions representative to see if you meet the criteria.

For more information about Financial Aid and Second Career Training click here.

Is a Rewarding Administrative Career Right for You? Get More Info…

To learn more about training to become an Administrative Assistant and to find out if CCBST is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information. For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly CCBST Admissions Advisor, call Brampton 905-224-5241, Scarborough 416-800-6236, or North York 416-800-2664.

*26 week program length when completed in normal time.