Holland College | Administrative Assistant



Administrative Assistant

Start Date: September
Length: 1 Year
Location: West Prince Campus
Credential: Certificate, Administrative Assistant
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Résumé, including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2019/2020. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

International Student Fee is an additional $4,000 per year.
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year
Tuition $ 4,142
Student Union $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $ 410
First Aid/WHMIS $ 100
Graduation Fee $100
Total $ 4,920
1stinstallment due September 3 $ 2,6713
2ndinstallment due January 6 $2,207
Other Program Costs 1st Year
Books $ 1,250
Materials/Supplies $ 100
Total $ 1,350
Course Course Code Tuition
Office Procedures I ADMI-1000 474.00
Keyboarding I ADMI-1110 474.00
Computer Essentials COMP-1000 474.00
English ENGL-1000 474.00
Professionalism PROF-1000 474.00
Office Procedures II ADMI-1010 474.00
Keyboarding II ADMI-1115 474.00
Office Finance ADMI-1120 474.00
Interpersonal Communications COMM-1095 474.00
Business Communications COMM-1310 474.00
Administration Assistant On-The-Job Training PRAC-1125 69.00
First Aid NCPR-1001 80.00
WHMIS NCPR-1002 20.00
Tuition fees are due and payable when the student registers for the course(s).    
Full-time students (registered in a minimum of 3 courses per term) must pay:    
Health Plan   410.00
Student Union   168.00
Total   578.00
To be paid in the year of Graduation:    
Graduation Fee   100.00
Other Estimated Costs    
Books   1,250.00
Materials and Supplies   100.00
Total   1,350.00

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Federal, provincial and municipal government
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Private sector businesses.

Program Overview

This program gives you the skills needed to work in the fast paced, ever-changing role of an administrative assistant. You will take courses such as office procedures, keyboarding, business communications, English, and office finance. These courses will prepare you for a four-week on the job training placement.

You can continue your training by transferring select credits to the Legal Administration or Medical Support Services program.

This program is offered face-to-face and via distance delivery.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.


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