Program Description: The Computerized Office Professional Program prepares the student for an entry level position in a computerized office environment. All functions of the modern office are covered, including Microsoft Office applications, Business Communications and Office Procedures. Students have the opportunity to obtain additional additional certification in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Certifications: Computerized Office Professional Certificate
Program Objectives: Upon successful completion of the program, students will have learned all the skills required to run the modern office capably and professionally. The student should be able to perform data entry, word processing, clerical skills, office administration, and other computer duties related to an automated office environment. They will be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Office Procedures and Business Communication.
Prerequisites: Grade 12 or mature student status (19+ years of age). Successfully complete the admissions interview and passing an entrance exam.
Program Hours: Classes are scheduled for a mandatory five hours per day, five days a week. Classes time is schedule from 9:00-2:30 daily with additional lab time after class. It is highly recommended that all students plan to spend a minimum of six hours a day at the Centre. Students will need to achieve a minimum typing speed of 25 wpm during the duration of the program.
Career Opportunities: Upon successful completion the graduate is prepared to enter the work force as an office clerk, receptionist, office assistant, administrative assistant, executive assistant, as well as many other possibilities.
Materials Required: Please contact Admissions for a list of required textbooks
Evaluation: Students will be evaluated through assignments and tests. Each course is marked individually and requires 60% to pass.
Completion Requirements: To be eligible for graduation students must have completed all courses in the program with a minimum passing grade of 60%, meet all attendance and financial requirements.

Program Outline

Course# Course Name Hours Course# Course Name Hours
JS-121 Strategies for Success (includes basic computer applications) 25 OS-201 Office Procedures 50
CS-110 MS Excel Core 50 OS-221 Business Communication 25
CS-114 MS PowerPoint 25 JS-132 Employment Development Strategies 25
CS-118 MS Outlook 25 OS-100 Keyboarding Lab (students need to attain a min. of 25 wpm for program completion)  
CS-107  MS Word Core  50      
Total Hours 300
Course Duration – Weeks 11

Note: The order in which you take your courses may NOT be the same as listed above.

Mission Statement

Educate, Empower, Employ

Educating individuals using up-to-date curriculum, Empowering them to take control of their future and become Employed in a career of their choice