Lenght of the program : 1485 hours

Certification : DEP (DVS)

Prerequisite : Secondary IV (Grade 10)

To develop the competencies required to apply the following principles, rules and methods:

  • Integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments;
  • Proofread business texts;
  • Apply a keyboarding technique;
  • Manage administrative information;
  • Understand and identify various management approaches to quality;
  • Manage their time; to design the visual format of a document;
  • Write business correspondence;
  • Use database software;
  • Use the basic functions of word processing software;
  • Use the basic functions of spreadsheet software;
  • Use the advanced function of word processing software;
  • Use telecommunication tools;
  • Communicate in a business in an office setting;
  • Handle bilingual communications in an office setting;
  • Produce and receive business correspondence;
  • Produce documents;
  • Handle requests regarding labour laws;
  • Update files;
  • Prepare business meetings;
  • Carry out common and periodic accounting tasks;
  • Produce business correspondence in French;
  • Translate business correspondence into French.
  • A Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent OR
  • Be 16 years of age by September 30th of the year that the program begins and have earned Secondary IV credits in English, French and Mathematics as established by the Ministry or have been recognized for equivalent learning OR
  • Be 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have completed the following prerequisites: General Development Test and the course in language of instruction ENG-3070-3, Mathematics MTH-2101-3, or recognition of equivalent learning OR
  • Have completed Secondary III credits in English, French and Mathematics in the programs of study established by the Ministry and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV English, French and Mathematics in the programs of study established by the Ministry.

 

Code Statement of the competency Hours
960-011 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 15
960-025 Apply a keyboarding technique 75
960-036 Proofread business texts 90
960-044 Manage administrative information 60
960-056 Use the basic functions of word processing software 90
960-066 Compose and format business correspondence 90
960-078 Carry out common accounting tasks 120
960-082 Use database software 30
960-091 Understand and identify with various management approaches to quality 15
960-104 Carry out periodic accounting tasks 60
960-112 Communicate in an office setting 30
960-122 Use telecommunication tools 30
960-135 Handle bilingual communications in an office setting 75
960-146 Produce and receive business correspondence 90
960-154 Use the basic functions of spreadsheet software 60
960-162 Time management 30
960-176 Produce business correspondence in French 90
960-182 Handle requests regarding labour laws 30
960-194 Translate business correspondence into French 60
960-204 Use the advanced functions of word processing software 60
960-214 Design the visual format of a document 60
960-225 Produce documents 75
960-232 Prepare business meetings 30
960-241 Update files 15
960-252 Use job search techniques 30
960-265 Enter the work force 75

  • Interests: Working in an office, writing, working in communication and information.

  • Professional Outlook: Secretaries (except medical/legal), general office clerks, records management and filing clerks, receptionists and switchboard operators, data entry clerks.

  • Average FULLTIME annual salary : $31,000 (2005)