Get the Skills to Be a Professional Office Assistant

26 Week* Office Assistant Career Training Program

A strong foundation in Office Assistant training can open a lot of doors. From high-finance to small business, most organizations rely on capable office staff to run efficiently.

If you’re an organized individual who enjoys working with and helping others and you’re looking to get established in a steady professional career, focused Office Assistant training could be an excellent opportunity.

 
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The best way to see if Bredin College is the right fit for you is come in and tour the school. You can tour our facilities, meet with both students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.

Become a Qualified Office Assistant

The Office Assistant Diploma Program from Bredin College provides the hands-on training, real-world experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career, without spending years in school.

Classes are led by dedicated instructors. As a student, you’ll train on industry-current software and get up-to-date skills in areas employers look for, including:

  • Keyboarding & Introduction to Computers
  • Microsoft Office Skills – Outlook, Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core,  Excel Expert, Access and PowerPoint
  • Business Writing
  • Skills for Success
  • Office Procedures
  • Customer Relations
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Career Strategies
  • Practicum Placement

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program, with experience and initiative, may progress into jobs in the modern office in areas of administration, human resources, payroll, accounting, or computer systems. Graduates may qualify for such positions as:

  • Senior Secretary
  • Executive Secretary
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Supervisor
  • Coordinator
  • Office Manager
  • Junior Accountant
  • Benefits Administrator

Students may also become freelancers or employees at small or large firms.

Real-World Training

Office Assisting students at Bredin take part in a 4-week practicum in a real office setting. Gain on-the-job experience alongside working professionals.

A professional practicum can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate.

Is a Career as an Administration Professional Right for You? Take the "Bredin College Administration Professional Career Training Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Administration Career Training Readiness score now.

Get the Support of a Proven Employment Leader

Our roots are in employment solutions. Our parent company, Bredin Centre for Learning, has been an employment leader in Alberta for over 40 years. We’ve helped thousands of people get the tools and support it takes to secure rewarding professional positions.

As a Bredin College student and graduate you’ll benefit from the resources and rich network of employer connections Bredin has developed over the years. Our Career Placement staff have the skills to help you every step of the way, from developing a standout resume to job hunting, interview techniques and more!

I am grateful for all the support and encouragement from the lovely people of Bredin College, Spruce Grove. I will always remember their kindness and unending patience in helping each student to succeed.
Ela Francisco

Get Help to Fund Your Education

Education is one of the most important investments you can make. Don’t let your financial situation stand in the way of your education. Many students require some form of financial assistance.

The dedicated Financial Aid team at Bredin College will help you through the financing process and discuss funding options with you such as Student Aid, personal line of credit or loan, or RESP’s. They will take time to personally assist in determining which financial option is right for you. Once this is decided they work with you to help secure funding before starting your program.

Is an Office Assisting Career Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as an Office Assistant and exploring whether Bredin College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A helpful Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have.

For immediate questions, call:

Edmonton 780-784-2020
Spruce Grove 780-571-8692
Red Deer 403-967-1070

*Program length when completed in normal time.