Office Administration Certificate

Enroll in our online Office Administration Certificate program to further your career today!

Join our online office administration program to begin your new career or upgrade your skills. This certificate explores the core aspects of office administration and offers a range of courses, from human resource management to keyboarding and professional writing skills. It mainly focuses on developing proficiency in Microsoft Office to ensure you are well-prepared for any office environment.

Furthermore, you will gain problem-solving, interpersonal communication, and time-management skills, which are crucial for administrative professionals. Whether you’re aiming for an entry-level position or looking to advance in your career, this program provides practical experience, hands-on learning, and the support to set you on the path to success in the business world.

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Is Our Office Administration Certificate Right for You?

You Should Apply If

You are highly organized
You enjoy working with others
You are a good communicator
You have strong problem-solving skills

Office Administration Certificate Career Outcomes

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Number of Job Openings (Canada: 2022-2031)


Source: Job Bank of Canada

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We Guarantee Our Resources, Guidance, And Support Until You Are Successfully And Gainfully Employed

Online Learning

Learn from anywhere in Canada with online courses.

One-on-One Instruction

Book one-on-one instructional sessions with your teachers.

Flexible Schedules

Start studying when you want with monthly program start dates.

Job Preparedness

Receive essential job-preparedness skills through program courses.

Financial Assistance

Get assistance in finding financial aid and payment options.*

Accelerated Programs

Enter the workforce faster with accelerated programs that focus on the essentials.

*Financial assistance is available for students who qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department. 

Course Overview

✔ Learn how to operate the most in-demand Microsoft Office programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)

✔ Understand proven Human Resource Management skills

✔ Use effective career planning, resume development, and interview skills

✔ Master keyboarding

✔ Communicate effectively in the business environment

✔ Perfect customer service skills


  • BMD110 – Word Processing Core

Dive into the essentials of word processing with Microsoft Word, learning to craft and refine highly functional documents. This course is a cornerstone for mastering word processing, emphasizing the creation of professional documents.

  • BMD120 – Spreadsheets

    Explore the dynamic world of spreadsheets through Microsoft Excel. Gain proficiency in managing and manipulating data across various document types, utilizing core and advanced features to produce professional-grade spreadsheets.

  • BMD150 – Email, Scheduling, & Calendars

    Become proficient at managing communications with Microsoft Outlook, focusing on efficient email management, calendar scheduling, contact management, and task organization. This is essential for thriving in any office environment.

  • BMD160 – Business Language & Communication Skills

    This course enhances your knowledge of business English and effective communication within business contexts, preparing you for seamless interaction in the professional world.

  • BMD165 – Business Writing

    Elevate your business writing skills with comprehensive insights into crafting clear and impactful messages. This course covers everything from traditional business correspondence to the latest electronic media, teaching you how to communicate effectively in today’s workforce.

  • BMD400 – HR: Managing Strategic Human Resources

    This course offers a concise overview of HR management concepts, essential for understanding fundamental practices, methods, topics, and legal aspects. It will enhance your interpersonal skills and contribute to effective organizational functioning.

  • BMD450 – HR: Human Relations in Organizations

    This course focuses on developing individual effectiveness and nurturing healthy, successful workplace relationships. It is essential for those who aim to enhance their human relations skills and ensure a positive and productive office environment.

  • BMD175 – Office Procedures & Records Management

    Learn about positive workplace values and strategies for maximizing productivity and efficiency. This course also dives into record management systems and office procedures, including using office equipment and protocol adherence.

  • BMD180 – Customer Relationship Management

    This course teaches the importance of excellent customer service and its impact on sales and overall business success. Learn strategies for managing customer relationships effectively.

  • BMD190 – Records Management

    Gain insights into systems for managing records and implementing efficient office procedures. This course reinforces the importance of organization and protocol adherence in managing office records.

  • GEN200 – Job Search and Career Planning

    Master the latest job search techniques and career planning strategies. From developing a professional profile and brand to navigating both advertised and unadvertised job markets, this course prepares you for successful networking and interviewing, setting the stage for a successful career transition or advancement.


  • ✔ Applicants must have completed grade 12 or equivalent or have mature student status (at least 19 years old). Applicants whose primary language is not English must also achieve a minimum of 60% on the CCC language assessment before enrolling. Program admission requirements may not be waived by the student or the institution.

Job Opportunities

Enrolling in our program will qualify you for many career opportunities in office administration. This program equips you with the skills and knowledge necessary for various roles.

  • Administrative Assistant: Become an indispensable part of any office setting, mastering office procedures and computer applications.
  • Office Administrator: Oversee the smooth running of daily operations, ensuring efficiency in using office equipment and software.
  • Administrative Services Coordinator: Specializes in coordinating office services and managing critical administrative tasks.
  • Liaison Officer & College Admissions Officer: Serve as the crucial link within educational institutions or between organizations, facilitating communication and administrative functions.
  • Customer Service Representative: Utilize your interpersonal and problem-solving skills to provide outstanding customer support.
  • Secretary & Personal Assistant: Handle critical scheduling, correspondence, and information management, supporting executives and managers.
  • Executive Assistant: Step into a high-level role that offers direct support to executives, requiring advanced organizational skills and the ability to manage complex projects.


Source:  Government of Canada

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Frequently Asked Questions

Make Informed Decisions, Clarify Any Doubts, And Ensure You Have The Best Possible Experience

Career City College is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). Career City College has also been granted an Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, indicating our career college meets or exceeds provincial government standards for quality assurance and consumer protection. Furthermore, Career City College is a proud National Association Of Career Colleges (NACC) member, ensuring our college meets the highest regulatory standards. These designations serve as a testament to our commitment to providing high-quality education, relevant training, and practical skills that prepare our students for successful careers.

Yes, all of Career City College’s programs are available online.

Yes, Career City College offers financial aid to its students. Our Career Advisors will also assist you in discovering what scholarships may be available to you based on your circumstances. Please note that financial assistance is available for students who qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

At Career City College, we prepare our students for successful careers through hands-on training, an industry-aligned curriculum, and real-world experience. Our instructors are industry professionals, and our programs are designed with input from industry experts to ensure our graduates have the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. We also offer one-on-one career services to help students with job search strategies, resume writing, and interview skills.
At Career City College, you’ll experience several benefits that set us apart from other colleges. You can learn from anywhere in Canada with our online courses, providing flexibility and convenience. Our one-on-one instructional sessions with your teachers ensure you receive personalized attention, and our monthly program start dates allow you to begin studying when you’re ready. In addition, our program courses equip you with essential job-preparedness skills, and we offer assistance in finding financial aid and payment options (if eligible). Finally, our accelerated programs focus on the essentials, helping you enter the workforce faster.
Certainly! Career City College’s online programs let you learn from anywhere in Canada, allowing you to study at your own pace and on your own schedule.

Yes, this program is structured for self-paced learning. However, you must adhere to the set timeline to complete the program on time. Our teachers will assist you if you have any questions or need to catch up on your studies.

Yes, you’ll need a computer to access the online courses. Additional materials are also necessary to complete the course. Please fill out the request info form to receive a comprehensive list from one of our team members.

You can obtain the exact cost of the diploma by contacting us. Please fill out the request info form, and a Career Advisor will discuss the program’s tuition details with you.

Student Success Stories

Jolene Webb

The experience with Career City College was so positive and beneficial for my career path. The course structure and access process was excellent and I truly appreciated all the information and content offered. At first I was hesitant if I could complete the courses in the allotted time but once I started the worry subsided and the process was very attainable. The staff and instructors were all very helpful and only a phone call or email away. The entire process was very positive and fulfilling. Thank you Career City College for being part of my successful career path.

Jessica James

I highly recommend Career City College. The instructors are informative, helpful, and very quick to respond if you ever have a concern or a question that needs to be answered. The courses are outlined clearly on the tasks that need to be completed. The information provided helped me grow and learn new things that will help me in my career search. Thank you to Career City College for pushing me and thank you to all the wonderful instructors and staff that helped me along the way! Just an overall positive experience!

William May

Great staff, informative course material, this has been one of the most important moments in my re-education. Thanks to all that helped me directly and indirectly. I recommend this college for the great teaching from step one to the final step. Staff always helped when stuck or unsure of the steps to be taken. By far one of the best experiences while being educated. Thanks again to everyone! Keep up the exceptional work!

Jacira Rocha Fortes

I just finished my Accounting & Bookkeeping course at Career City College. This was the best decision I have ever made. Great program!!! The instructors (specially Phillip Allums and Kerresa Wright) went above and beyond to help me during my journey, replying to my e-mails on time and calling regularly to follow up with my studies and keep me motivated. If you want to invest in your future, Career City College is the way to go. It is definitely worth every cent!!! Thank you instructors and staff!!!

Bailey Riza

Great school especially for mature students who are working part time or have families. You can work at your pace and set your schedule. The instructors were easy to work with and the quality of the education was good as well.

Monique Carignan

Friendly staff. Really good program if you are working as well as wanting to take courses. you work on your own time and create your own schedule. would recommend!

Shayley McKee

Teachers were very helpful and so understanding. I had a rough year in my personal life & my teachers never gave up on me.

Emkay Kolsto

Wonderful courses. Staff are very friendly and always willing to help if you are ever unsure or stuck in an area. Lots of tools provided to help you. I always had questions, and the teachers responded quickly and provided documents to help you practice as well as understand the materials more. It is also such a positive, encouraging environment. Had a really pleasant time doing studies here.

Akeem Stewart

I started looking at online accounting courses and I found Career City College. My experience with the course was great. I was reassured along the way and the teachers were very helpful.. I am very pleased with the school and course and my overall experience!

SaintPeter Ori

Friendly and helpful staff. The courses are customized to meet the demands in the labour market. I found the courses very relevant in my job. It was an investment I was happy I made.

Brittany Spooner

I had a great experience with Career City College. The instructors were amazing and the course material was great.

Michael Loewen

Great instructors and staff. Great program!

Sabine W.

Very friendly staff and teachers! I went through a couple staff changes that slowed my studies down a bit, but this is not worth taking a star away from my rating. The career adviser is absolutely amazing and very fast in responding to emails.

Diana Padrigo Thambiaiah

Had a great learning experience. All the staff are very involved and supportive. I would recommend this school if you’re looking to upgrade your skills.

Aaron Husak

I would highly recommend this college . the teachers go above and beyond with one on one training , they go into depth on helping there students succeed in any industry. I cant thank you guys enough on the skills i now have in my industry of business. I will definitely recommend you guys to my friends and family.

Danika Breckenridge

Wonder place, wonderful people ❤


Great hands-on learning experience

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