Administrative Office Assistant: Financial Option Certificate

Today’s job market demands up-to-date business skills. In order to enter the workforce or change careers you must have a solid foundation in basic skills. This program has been designed to prepare you for today’s office or for advanced training. If you are keen to focus on bookkeeping or accounting, and would like to take a more specialized approach to the Administrative Assistant certificate, then this is the program for you.

Program schedule available here.

Admission Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student. Touch control of computer keyboard with 20 wpm.


  • 256 hours/9 hours

Program Courses: 

  • Introduction to MS Windows 7 and the Internet
  • Business Systems and Procedures
  • Bookkeeping 1
  • Computer Keyboarding Level 2 (Financial Option)
  • MS Excel 2013 Level 1
  • MS Excel 2013 Level 2
  • MS Word 2013 Level 1
  • MS Word 2013  Level 2
  • Business English and Communication
  • MS Access 2013 Level 1
  • MS PowerPoint 2013
  • MS Outlook 2013
  • Employment Preparation
  • Introduction to Computerized Bookkeeping
  • World Host Fundamentals
  • Social Media for Business

Free Administrative Assistant & Accounting Program Information Session:
All information sessions are held at Ridge Meadows College

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

To register:

PHONE:  604-466-6555
Ext. 53402 (8am – 4pm)
Ext. 53433 (4pm – 7:30pm)

Or by email at