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Administrative Professional Diploma Program in Edmonton, Alberta

Give yourself an advantage over your competition by enrolling in Campbell College’s Administrative Professional Diploma Program in Edmonton, Alberta. For over 30 years, Campbell College, Edmonton has been in the forefront of making students job-ready through this program. A diploma in Administrative Professional from us will enhance your resume and make you more employable. Demonstrate your potential to employers and show that you can provide administrative support to the highest standard.

Administrative Professional Diploma Program Overview

A successful Administrative Assistant provides a vital support function in any busy office. We will enable you to use your initiative and work to tight deadlines, as well as responding to the demanding needs of more senior colleagues. With our Administrative Professional Diploma, you will receive high quality office based training which not only gives you great IT skills but will also teach you how to speak the language of business. In fact, upon successful completion of this course, you will have an excellent foundation to get a job as a trusted Administrative Professional in any office!

The Administrative Professional Diploma Program has been designed for students to learn, practice and master:

  • Business Writing and Communication Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Office Procedures
  • Professional Development through workshops

Career Opportunities:

By opting for an Administrative Assistant Program you can take up any of the following job roles.

  • Office assistant
  • Office clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Administrative assistant
  • Areas of Employment
  • Office environments
  • Corporations
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Government services
  • Businesses in the private or public sector

Program Length

Format 35 hours per week
In class and Study Breaks 25 weeks
Practicum 8 weeks
Total 33 weeks

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Start Dates End Dates
June 15, 2020 January 29, 2021
September 7, 2020 April 23, 2021
October 5, 2020 May 21, 2021
Courses Covered
Professional Development Workshops – 120 hours

Become confident in your ability to be an effective team member and an outstanding employee. These workshops are integrated throughout the program to provide you with high-impact communication, team building, and problem solving skills.

Business English & Communication – 90 hours

Refine your writing skills, learn the mechanics of professional business writing, and increase your ability and confidence in verbal and written communications.

Math – 30 hours

Sharpen your math skills to enable you to complete the daily business math tasks required in the computerized office environment. Develop your problem solving abilities and use these skills in other areas.

Applied Office Procedures – 45 hours

Study and practice the systems and procedures used in today’s business offices—everything from file management to organizational techniques. Office generalists are those valuable few who can function in any area of office work.

Keyboarding – 100 hours

One hour of lessons per day is provided for keyboarding practice and skill enhancement.

This program is licensed under the Private Vocational Schools Act Financial assistance may be available to qualified applicants

Computer Instruction – 370 hours

Develop proficiency in computer applications that employers demand.

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer & Research
  • Microsoft Office Professional Suite:
  • Access
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
Job Search Techniques – 51 hours

Practice, develop the skills and prepare the documentation necessary to successfully market yourself to employers.

Work Practicum – 8 Weeks

Use your new skills, earn references, and develop a network for employment in a computerized office environment where you are supported and monitored throughout by program staff. With your input, we will find you a challenging work practicum that will enhance your marketability.

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