Secretarial Studies

Secretarial Studies (DVS)

5857 Diploma of Vocational Studies – NEW Version

 

 

Secretarial Studies equips you with the professional skills needed to become an invaluable member of an organization.

You will learn how to keep an office running in an organized and efficient manner using the most current office technology. Also learn to assist with business correspondence and prepare documents, reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and more. 

You learn at YOUR rhythm (individualized learning) so you can get on the work force faster and/or if you need a little bit more time you can have it!!!

This program offers monthly start up dates when places are available!

Training includes:

  •  Organization and flexibility
  •  Bilingual communication
  •  Accounting software use
  •  Basic and advanced word processing

Employment opportunities:

  • Secretary
  • Administrative assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Office clerk

Administrative Assistant

Equivalencies can be granted between the Accounting and Secretarial Studies programs allowing you to complete two diplomas in less time.

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Admission Requirements 

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree

OR

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning

OR

Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning

OR

Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Hours
Statement of the Competency
15
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
75
Proofread the spelling and grammar of English texts
90
Perform word processing tasks
60
Ensure the quality of written English
60
Provide customer service
60
Perform document management
30
Produce spreadsheets
30
Design presentations
60
Write business texts in English
90
Carry out accounting operations
75
Produce business correspondence
45
Create databases
45
Handle cash
75
Translate texts
Hours
Statement of the Competency
60
Produce tables and charts
90
Prepare the visual design of documents
90
Write and format business texts in French
30
Update information published on digital media
45
Interact in French in a business setting
75
Follow up on business correspondence
60
Carry out activities related to the organization of meetings and events
60
Produce reports
30
Provide technical support
45
Coordinate multiple tasks
90
Enter the workforce

TOTAL : 15 months (1485 hours)