5857 - SECRETARIAL STUDIES

NEXT START DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2018 (places available)

**Please note that we are also offering the Secretarial Studies program in conjunction with the Accounting program beginning September 10, 2018. For more details, please refer to the Executive Assistant program.

                                   
                                     
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:20 pm
Location:  163 Cleghorn Street, Saint-Lambert, Qc J4R 2J4

Duration: 1485 Hours / Total Credits: 99

Acquire the skills, knowledge and certification needed to advance your career in administrative support. Our skilled teachers will help you learn the principles and methods used in the business world today. Call to learn more.

Why enroll in this program?
  • The program is officially recognized by the ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport du Québec.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • The technological skills acquired are essential for employment in an office environment.
  • The expertise obtained is in great demand.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/
Program Objectives:
  • Provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to design document formats for business correspondence and to translate business correspondence.
  • Teach students the basic functions of spreadsheet software and advanced functions of word processing software.
  • Train students to carry out common accounting tasks manually and electronically; use database and presentation software.
  • Instruct students to manage administrative information and use telecommunications tools.
  • Teach students to understand an identify various approaches to quality time management.
  • Help students practice oral and written communication skills in both English and French.


 

Course Name

Hours

Credits

The Occupation and the Training Process

15

1

Proofread Spelling and Grammar of English Texts

75

5

Perform Word Processing Tasks

90

6

Ensure the Quality of Written English

60

4

Provide Customer Service

60

4

Perform Document Management

60

4

Produce Spreadsheets

30

2

Design Presentations

30

2

Write Business Texts in English

60

4

Carry Out  Accounting Operations

90

6

Produce Business Correspondence

75

5

Create Databases

45

3

Handle Cash

45

3

Translate Texts

75

5

Produce Tables & Charts

60

4

Prepare Visual Design of Documents

90

6

Write and Format Business Texts in French

90

6

Update Information Published on Digital Media

30

2

Interact in French in a Business Setting

45

3

Follow-Up on Business Correspondence

75

5

Carry-Out Activities Related to the Organization
of Meetings and Events

60

4

Produce Reports

60

4

Provide Technical Support

30

2

Coordinate Multiple Tasks

45

3

Enter Work Force

90

6

Total:

1485

99

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