Administrative Professional
Career Potential
How to Apply

This Portage College continuing education non-credit Administrative Professional Certificate is a 35-week program preparing you for immediate employment in a constantly changing environment. You will obtain the knowledge and skills required to gain employment in administrative support positions. The last component of the program is a three-week practicum placement aimed at providing on-the-job training, furthering your employment opportunities.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Average Grade of 55% in final semester of high school or college
  • English 12 grade of 50% or higher
  • Math 12 grade 50% or
  • Math 10 grade with minimum 60%
  • IELTS 6.0 with one band of 5.5

Employment opportunities are not limited to private businesses. The Alberta government, colleges, municipalities, settlement and band offices have all hired Administrative Professional graduates. Possible job opportunities are:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Human resources assistant
  • Medical receptionist
  • Receptionist
  • Records management assistant
  • Secretary
  • Copy of Grade 10, High School Diploma or College Diploma (Most current education)
  • English Test Result (if required) English Requirements/Exemptions
  • Scan of Passport Front and Back
  • Apply Online with Aplicar