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Administrative Assistant Certificate (ABT)
Demand is high for trained administrative assistants. After graduating from this 34-week program, you’ll have the confidence to compete in today’s highly skilled work force in one of these rewarding careers: office clerk, receptionist, administrative assistant, office manager, executive assistant or small business owner.
Combine your skills with work experience or more education, and your opportunities for advancement are limitless!
Start your office career with CNC!
- Business Communications
- Manual & Computerized Secretarial Bookkeeping
- Electronic Calculations
- Human Relations & Professional Development Seminars
- Business Mathematics
- Office Procedures & Simulations
- Keyboarding Skill Development
- Work Experience
- Word Processing/Production Keyboarding
- Microcomputer Applications
- Desktop Publishing
ABTB 073 - Financial Records
ABTE 074 - Business Communications I
ABTH 070 - Human Relations
ABTP 072 - Office Procedures
ABTW 043 - Word Processing/Document Production Levels 1, 2, 3
ABTW 073 - Microcomputer Applications I
ABTA 078 - Computerized Bookkeeping
ABTE 075 - Business Communications II
ABTP 078 - Office Simulations in the Electronic Office
ABTV 072 - Work Experience
ABTW 074 - Microcomputer Applications II
ABTW 078 - Intro to Desktop Publishing and Advanced Features of Word Processing
September 10, 2012 - May 31, 2013 (34 weeks, with a 2 week winter break and 1 week spring break during School District 91's seasonal breaks)
|Tuition Fee (approx)
||EMAT Test Fee
- Successful completion of one of the following:
- Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or Communications 12 or Technical and Professional Communications 12), or
- ABE/CCP Advanced Certificate, or
- GED Certificate, or
- Mature student status. To explore this option, please schedule an appointment with a CNC counsellor/advisor.
English & Math Achievement Test (EMAT) - $15.00.
Keyboarding assessment and typing speed of 20 net words per minute. (Note: Not required for students who have completed CS020.) Please contact Lakes District Campus for details and possible other exemptions.
Basic computer skills are recommended.
CTC Option: High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counselor for details.
Dual Credit Option: You can earn credits towards your Grade 12 with the successful completion of this program.
For more information, call 250-692-1700 (toll-free 1-866-692-1943) or fill in the online Program Interest Form.
Updated July 16, 2012