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Administrative Assistant Certificate

The Business Fundamentals Certificate and Administrative Assistant Certificate programs are not accepting applications at this time.


Position yourself as a key employee through this eight-month program. Gain excellent communication skills and proficiency in a variety of software applications for a wide range of businesses. Available part-time and distance. Your certificate credits count towards completion of the Executive Assistant Diploma.

Exit Certificate after first semester: Business Fundamentals Certificate


Administrative assistants are creative and have the ability to solve problems and exercise good judgment. They are proficient in a variety of software applications and possess a strong knowledge of the business environment.

Admission Requirements

 If you don’t meet the requirements

High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.

Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

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