Secretarial Studies

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Program

Secretarial Studies, a DVS program, enables students to use basic and advanced word processing software and software for databases and spreadsheets, as well as software for commercial enterprises. The program provides skills in the production of business correspondence in English and translation of correspondence into French. It teaches the students skills such as proofreading business texts, applying a keyboarding technique, managing administrative information, designing the visual format of documents and using database, basic and advanced functions of word processing and spreadsheet software. Students are also taught basic accounting tasks.

Put Academic Theory into Practice

Secretarial Studies helps students develop the competencies required to be able to work in a bilingual office environment while carrying out secretarial duties. It prepares students to handle clerical functions such as document production and basic accounting.

Start Dates

August 27, 2018 (day)

January 28, 2019 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5712
Number of Modules: 26
Duration (hours): 1485
Credits: 99

Fees Day Semester Total

$615.00 CAD

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Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Professional Sales program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.

Or

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to being 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 of 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.

Or

Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language, and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing.

Start Dates

August 27, 2018 (day)

January 28, 2019 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5712
Number of Modules: 26
Duration (hours): 1485
Credits: 99

Fees Day Semester Total

$615.00 CAD

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Course Outline

To develop in the students the competencies required to apply the following principles, rules and methods: integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments; to proofread business texts; to apply a keyboarding technique; to manage administrative information; to understand and identify various management approaches to quality; to manage their time.

Code
Module
Hours
Credits
960011
Occupation and Training Process
15
1
960025
Keyboarding
75
5
960036
Proofreading
90
6
960044
Information Management
60
4
960056
Basic Word Processing
90
6
960066
Writing Business Correspondence
90
6
960078
Common Accounting Tasks
120
8
960082
Database Software
30
2
960091
Quality
15
1
960104
Periodic Accounting Tasks
60
4
960112
Communication
30
2
960122
Telecommunication Tools
30
2
960135
Bilingual Communication
75
5
960146
Business Correspondence Production
90
6
960154
Spreadsheets
60
4
960162
Time Management
30
2
960176
Business Correspondence in French
90
6
960182
Labour Laws
30
2
960194
Translation into French
60
4
960204
Advanced Word Processing
60
4
960214
Desktop Publishing
60
4
960225
Document Production
75
5
960232
Business Meetings
30
2
960241
File Updates
15
1
960252
Job Search Techniques
30
2
960265
Entering the Work Force
75
5
Start Dates

August 27, 2018 (day)

January 28, 2019 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5712
Number of Modules: 26
Duration (hours): 1485
Credits: 99

Fees Day Semester Total

$615.00 CAD

Apply

Program Fees & Materials

Additional information related to the program:

Day Students

  • Total Registration Fee for 3 Semesters—$150.00
  • Total Activity Fee for 3 Semesters—$120.00

The following items are required for your program of study (to be purchased outside of the centre):

  • USB – Memory Stick
  • Bescherelle
  • English/French – French/English Dictionary
  • English Dictionary
  • Calculator

Day Fees

Description
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total
Service (Registration) Fee
$50.00
$50.00
$50.00
$150.00
Activity Fee
$40.00
$40.00
$40.00
$120.00
Book Deposit
$100.00
-
-
$100.00
Sub-Total
$190.00
$90.00
$90.00
$370.00

Materials Purchased at the Centre

Description
Cost
Access 2013
$35.00
Desktop Publishing 2013
$35.00
English Essentials
$70.00
Excel 2013 Basic
$35.00
Word 2013 Basic
$35.00
Word 2013 Advanced
$35.00
Sub-Total
$245.00
Semester Day Total
$615.00 CAD
Start Dates

August 27, 2018 (day)

January 28, 2019 (day)

Certification (D.V.S.)

Diploma of Vocational Studies

Credits

Ministry (MEQ) Code: 5712
Number of Modules: 26
Duration (hours): 1485
Credits: 99

Fees Day Semester Total

$615.00 CAD

Apply

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