Through the support of partnerships with Norquest College we are pleased to offer high school students an opportunity to earn high school and post-secondary credits.
We are excited to be the host site, in the County of Sturgeon, for the Administrative Professionals Program (Norquest College). This program provides 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. Students complete classroom and then move on to one-month full-time work experience and earn a total of 36 credits in 10 months. This course will be scheduled during….(get the days and times from Don and Wade). The instructor is someone who is well-known to our community and dedicated to ensuring student success. Our Work Experience Coordinator will ensure that students find work experience that fulfills program requirements and matches their interests and skills.
The advantages to completing this program are:
• Certification: Earning a certificate that is well-recognized in various companies for securing office jobs such as executive assistant, office management, business communications support, and events planning.
• Work Potential: Developing these skills (word processing composition, financial management, presentation design, business writing skills) and competencies (critical thinking, creative thinking, organizing and time management, public speaking, digital communication) will strengthen any student’s work portfolio and chances for securing employment at any level.
Pre-requisites: It is recommended that you have taken English 20-1 or 20-2 and Math 10C. It is also recommended that you type 25 wpm. For successful completion of this program, you need to successfully complete English 30-1 or 30-2, and Math 10C or Math 20-3 or equivalent.
There is limited space and eligibility requirements to participate in this program. Please contact the school for information on how to register.