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9 August, 2019

Top 10 study tips

Take good notes or ask your teacher to provide handouts. Use color coding or highlighting of main points whenever possible. Use brainstorming bubbles. Use a study partner. Take breaks. (Walk around or stand up) Use rewards and incentives. Draw pictures or make lists to help you memorize. Turn off any distractions. (Phone and TV) Use…


16 May, 2018

7 Tips for Successful Practicum Placement

One of the great experiences you will get from Bredin College programs is the practicum placement. At the end of your training, you enter a four-week practicum placement with an employer where you will have the opportunity to practice skills learned in the classroom. Through this exposure, you will gain a greater awareness of the…


28 March, 2018

Bredin College’s Medical Office Assistant Course Training Opens Doors to Careers in Healthcare

Complete Medical Office Assistant Course Training in 10 Months, Right in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer or Spruce Grove A barrier for many people wanting to help others in a rewarding healthcare career is the perception of having to spend years training and needing to move away from home to do so. They often aren’t aware of…


19 February, 2018

Unit Clerk Course Training – Expand Your Opportunities in Healthcare with Bredin College

Unit Clerk Training in Less Than 10 Months at Campuses Across Alberta The healthcare field is filled with opportunities that require less than a year of training. With hospital units demanding a special skillset for office administration, people who want to enter healthcare can find a rewarding career path by considering Medical Office Unit Clerk course training….


4 February, 2018

4 Tips for Managing Work and School

Develop a schedule and prioritize Schedule your work, school, studying, family time, you time, etc. for the entire week including weekend to make sure you can fit everything in. Don’t forget to include important dates such as meetings, exams, appointments, etc. and always leave some open spaces for the unknown things that pop up in our…


22 January, 2018

4 Key Skills That Will Make You A Great Medical Office Assistant

As a Medical Office Assistant (MOA) you are usually the patients first point of contact. This makes it crucial to make the patient feel at ease by being friendly and greeting them warmly. Good and Attentive listening skills You can help make the patient feel even more at ease by being attentive and listening to…


15 December, 2017

Going Back to School as a Mature Student

Things to consider when making the decision of going back to school as a Mature Student It can be an important decision to make, and being well prepared will avoid future stress and problems. Our staff at Bredin College recommends these several tips to prepare you on this decision. Add up all the costs associated with…


2 November, 2017

How Computerized Accounting Training Can Boost Your Career

What is Computerized Accounting? Computerized Accounting is vital for all Accounting Clerks, Bookkeepers and Accounts Payable/Receivable Professionals who play an important role in the Finance System to keep offices running smoothly. Computerized Accounting Training provides knowledge in key areas of business accounting with the aid of accounting software such as Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting), QuickBooks….


11 June, 2017

How to be a Great Office Assistant

Top Things to Know About Being an Office Assistant An Office Assistant is also known as an Administrative Assistant, Administrative Support or Secretary. There are many different job responsibilities assigned to you as an Office Assistant, which makes it important to be flexible and hold the basic office skills. Throughout your education you will gain the necessary skills…


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