Administrative Assistant Dartmouth Campus | Sydney Campus |

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The 34 week Administrative Assistant Program is designed to prepared students to enter the job market with the skills and knowledge of business and computers necessary to qualify them for responsible positions as Administrative Assistants. The program stresses thorough training in essential professional skills and mastery of business procedures and communications. The program gives students the essential skills they need to perform effectively in the technology-rich offices of the 21st century. Students learn to operate the most widely used word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and accounting software packages on the market today. The program also includes a marketing component to help you market your business in a world where social media dominates the business landscape.

admission requirements

Standard Admissions Policy:

  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Admissions Interview

Alternate Admissions Policy:

  • Achieve a level 14 on Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)
  • Admissions Interview

Program Outline

  • Accounting - Fundamentals
  • Accounting - Computerized
  • Business Communications
  • Business English
  • Marketing
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Office Procedures
  • Presentations
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • OH&S

job market

The blend of office skills and information processing skills will help graduates play an increasingly important role in the automated office. Job market data indicating that employment opportunities exist come from Cape Breton and Mainland Nova Scotia. Employment opportunities extend to any business office setting, and our marketing component gives our students an edge as you will learn to market a company/organization using traditional and social media platforms.

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities! Stephanie Melski Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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