Executive Office Assistant

Program Highlights

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Western College

128 Carolina Avenue

Stephenville, NL  A2N 2S5

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6083

Adult Learning Center

70 Main Street

Stephenville, NL  A2N 1J4

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6467

The focus of this program is on the development of strong secretarial, word processing, and office support skills. The importance cultivating interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills is stressed and the student will become familiar with the basic procedures required for the smooth operation in a business office setting.

The career-oriented Office Assistant Programs offers the interested student the opportunity to acquire technical, computer and office skills, along with work related attitudes essential for successful employment either in the business, legal or allied health environments.


The Executive Office Assistant program helps prepare the student for the potential for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)certification at the expert level in Excel and Word and at the Core Level in Access and PowerPoint .

Program Duration

The program duration is a total of 67 weeks, including a 4 week work term.

Technical Skills

Business Communications

Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting

Computerized Accounting with Simply

Legal Spicialization

Medical Spicialization

Office Skills

Office Simulation

Computer Skills

Computer Fundamentals / Keyboarding

Internet Communications


Word Processing Level I & II

Spreadsheets Level I & II

Documents Formatting

Database Management


Strategies for Student Success

Professional Skills

Career Planning & Preparation

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