Knowledge and skills for a successful career

Administrative Professionals or Administrative Assistants provide support to business executives, office departments or small or medium-sized businesses. Graduates of this program are well prepared to work in a variety of industries, in large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit groups or government departments.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • brandon
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

Robertson College Edmonton's Administrative Professional program is designed to give students a basic overview of office procedures as well as the skills and confidence to obtain an entry-level administrative assistant position in a variety of office environments.

  • Gain basic knowledge of standard office procedures including front-line reception responsibilities, office technology, and management of time, work and resources
  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills including how to manage successful customer interactions
  • Be introduced to the basics principles of sales, marketing and customer service
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Administrative Professional Program Practicum

Participate in a 2-week work practicum where you will gain valuable work experience and exposure to an office setting.

what you could be earning in less than one year$24,960 - $36,400wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration14 Weeks
  • Benefit from hands-on learning in a small-class environment
  • Learn from industry instructors who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • We offer multiple intakes, with classes starting throughout the year
  • Lifetime career services to help you conduct a thorough job search and connect with employers in the Robertson College Employer Network
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify


Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes, in private and public sectors, across a variety of industries.

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Professional
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary


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