ABT Online Office Clerk

Certificate
TYPE:
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
LENGTH: 6 months or less
CAMPUS: Burns Lake - Fort St. James - Mackenzie - Prince George - Quesnel - Vanderhoof
FEES: To be announced
START DATE: Start date varies - Start date varies
DELIVERY:
  • Some courses are available online
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Overview

The Applied Business Technology Office Clerk Program is an online 480-hour certificate program that provides the student with a strong foundation of technology, communication, and professional skills needed to be successful in today's office environment. The program can be taken on a full or part-time basis and courses include keyboarding, word processing, bookkeeping, spreadsheets, and databases. Students also learn office procedures, file management, business communications, effective job search techniques, and professional development.

ABT Online Office Clerk Courses

The Applied Business Technology OFFICE CLERK PROGRAM is an online 480-hour certificate program that provides the student with a strong foundation of technology, communication, and professional skills needed to be successful in today's office environment. The program can be taken on a full or part-time basis and courses include keyboarding, word processing, bookkeeping, spreadsheets, and databases. Students also learn office procedures, file management, business communications, effective job search techniques, and professional development.

Required Courses

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
ABTC-125 Microcomputer Applications I 3 17 weeks
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
ABTC-105 Business English 3 15 weeks
ABTC-110 Professional Development 3 15 weeks
ABTC-115 Business Math and Calculators 2 15 weeks
ABTC-120L Keyboarding 1 15 weeks
ABTC-130 Word Processing 3 15 weeks
ABTC-135 Administrative Procedures I 3 15 weeks

Locations & Dates

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
Start date varies Mackenzie Online Varies
Start date varies Prince George Online Varies
Start date varies Burns Lake Online Varies
Start date varies Fort St. James Online Varies
Start date varies Quesnel Online Varies
Start date varies Vanderhoof Online Varies

Entry Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent 
  2. English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, or equivalent 
  3. Any Grade 11 Math or equivalent 
  4. Completion of a keyboarding proficiency assessment* with a minimum speed of 20 NWPM

*Note: The keyboarding assessment may take the form of an original signed transcript or a letter on institutional letterhead from a teacher of typing, or an assessment by a CNC Applied Business Technology instructor or designate. To arrange an assessment, please contact your local campus. 

Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.

Course completion

Courses must be completed no more than 5 years prior to the date of graduation.

This policy applies to CNC courses and to all courses transferred from other post-secondary institutions for credit at CNC. Courses more than 5 years old may be considered for unassigned credit. Students should contact the Dean to discuss this option.

Professional certification or accreditation bodies and receiving institutions may have different criteria.

Open admission

Any program of study that does not have a selective admission process or fixed capacity and is on a “first qualified, first admitted” basis.

Invest in your future

Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.

Salaries and employment

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