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 Calgary's Administrative Professional program is designed to give students a basic understanding 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 business communication skills including how to manage successful customer interactions
  • Be introduced to the basic principles of sales, marketing and customer service
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Administrative Professional Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 2-week full-time practicum where you will work alongside industry professionals.

what you could be earning in less than one year$27,040 - $37,440wage 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
  • Multiple intakes 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, across a variety of sectors.

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


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Administrative & Accounting Programs Information Session

Are you looking to develop the office and technical skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in office administration or accounting? Learn more about the Administrative Professional, Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper, Accounting Assistant and Accounting & Payroll Administrator programs at Robertson College at our upcoming information session.  [ More Information ]

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