Administrative Professional

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Administrative Professional

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Post-Graduation Work Permit

The in-person delivery of this program meets the eligibility criteria for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program for international students.

The Administrative Professional certificate equips students with the skills and knowledge to become an effective office professional. Students will learn essential office skills such as basic accounting, office management, organizational politics, software applications, business communication, and event management.

Anita Rao - Administrative Professional

The Admin Professional program had an important component of on-the-job learning where each student was placed with a local company. I was lucky to be placed with NorQuest College. Thank you, NorQuest!

What to expect from the program

Today's administrative professionals are often the voice and face of the company. They must be dynamic and able to actively lead the crucial day-to-day functions of an organization. They are able to make decisions, multi-task, solve issues, understand technology, communicate effectively, and operate an efficient office, no matter what the type of industry.

Students will explore innovative trends and practices while acquiring the skills and knowledge relevant to current and future industry needs. Our focus on a high standard of applied education prepares you to be in high demand for quality employment.

Graduate with experience

NorQuest College believes in the importance of on-the-job experience that provides an enriched learning opportunity.

This program includes 150 hours of optional field experience.


Career opportunities

Graduates of the Administrative Professional certificate program find employment in the public and private sectors, in small business, government, banking, insurance, not-for-profit organizations and the retail, hospitality, oilfield, and construction industries.

NorQuest graduates find careers in rapidly evolving administrative support roles that include office coordination, communications, data analysis, and event planning. They can also be employed in positions such as corporate executive assistant, bookkeeper, billing and invoice clerk, and customer service associate.

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June 16, 2022
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