Office Assistant Program

Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.

Academic Area: Administration

Campus: Fredericton, NB

Delivery: Full-Time


Intake information

Start dateCampus
January 2021 Fredericton, NB

Program Description:

The Office Assistant Program is a retraining program designed for students looking to re-enter the workforce or gain the skills they need to change occupations. The program updates office skills and introduces new technology used in business today.

Career Opportunities:

Office Assistant workers prepare correspondence, reports, statements, and other material, operate office equipment, answer telephones, verify, record and process forms and documents such as contracts and requisitions and perform general clerical duties according to established procedures. They are employed in offices throughout the public and private sectors (NOC 1411).

Estimated Salary

$24,336 - $56,160

Admission Requirements:

Must be a mature student with a minimum 5 years work experience or equivalent

  • High school graduation or
  • GED or equivalent or
  • Mature student – mature students must be at least 28 years of age. Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.


  • Keyboarding/Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Professional Office Procedures
  • Work Placement

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Courses and content may change to enhance program quality

Tuition & Fees:

Tuition: $5500.00
Textbooks: $950.00 (approximately)
Student Protection Fee: $55.00 (1% of tuition)


Provincial and Federal student loans are available to qualifying students. For more information on applying for a student loan, New Brunswick residents should contact New Brunswick Student Financial Services at If you have not lived in New Brunswick for the past 12 months, or if you are currently living in another province, please contact your provincial Student Financial Aid office.

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Students may also contact the New Brunswick Rentalsman’s Office.

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