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Thompson Rivers University

Business Fundamentals Certificate

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


Awarded to students who complete only the first semester of the Administrative Assistant Certificate.


Provides the basic office skills needed to secure some entry-level office administration positions and is ideal for those students who can only spend a short time in school.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 11 (Grade 12 preferred) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 67% (or equivalent)
  • Minimum keyboarding speed of 25 net words per minute

Required supplementary documentation

 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.

Next Steps

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Canadian students
Phone: 250-828-5036

International Students
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