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Upgrade your office technology skills and follow through with your career goals

The Office Administrator with Technology is a hands-on program designed to provide you with the computer and business skills required by administrative positions today. It is ideal for individuals who do not have previous education or background in computing as well as those who need to retrain or upgrade their present computer skills.

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Word to create professional documents
  • Create budgets and analyze data with Microsoft Excel
  • Design and deliver a presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Use Microsoft Outlook to manage schedules, contacts, and email
  • Design and develop a small database with Microsoft Access
  • Complete basic bookkeeping tasks with Simply Accounting
  • Prepare and understand financial reports
  • Use HTML5, CSS3, and WordPress to build and manage a website
  • Enhance photos and create graphics with Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Prepare marketing materials with Microsoft Publisher
  • Create diagrams and layouts with Microsoft Visio

In addition, you will challenge two Microsoft Office Specialist exams and earn two valued industry certifications:

  • Microsoft Word 2016
  • Microsoft Excel 2016

The program consists of three months of classroom instruction, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 until 4:00, followed by a two-month full-time work term. It combines technical and professional courses with hands-on learning. Formal classroom instruction is complemented by realistic business projects.

There will be no extended breaks except for statutory holidays.

Classes are held at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC).


Office Administrator with Technology
IZUNA Credential: Certificate
Program Location: Downtown Vancouver
Program Length: 5 months, Full-time
Program Start / End: October 16, 2017 - April 6, 2018
April 3, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Total Tuition/Cost: Gravity about Tuition & Fees
Entry Requirements: View Requirements

Program Entry

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Entrance requirements

*Meeting the program’s minimum entrance requirements does not ensure admission as seats are limited and therefore subject to availability.

Apply to program

Application packages and information can be obtained from the High-Tech Professional Program office. Call 111-412-7788, email [email protected] or visit How to Apply.

Scheduled intakes

See our start dates for upcoming scheduled intakes.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see tuition fees for High Tech Professional Programs [PDF] or tuition fees for international students [PDF].

Books and supplies

Tuition fees include all textbooks, course/lab materials and all prepaid vendor exam vouchers.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Refund policy

  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the Program Coordinator at least 12 working days prior to the first day of classes, all tuition fees paid (less the $1,500.00 deposit) will be refunded to the student.
  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the Program Coordinator by 4:00 pm on the second day of class, all fees paid (less the $1,500.00 deposit and $1,500.00 penalty fee) will be refunded to the student.
  • There will be no refund of fees issued after the second day of class.
  • Withdrawal for medical reasons: possible partial refund with doctor's medical note.

Cancellation Policy

This program is subject to limited and minimum enrolment. Lack of sufficient enrolment will result in IZUNA cancelling specific intakes of the program and will entitle accepted students of that intake to a full refund of all fees paid.

Courses

Class hours

9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Program matrix

Required Courses: Credits
  OATP 1000 Communication Skills 5.0
  OATP 1200 Business Development 6.0
  OATP 2000 Information Technology 24.0
  OATP 3000 Work Place Education 11.5
 
Total Credits: 46.5

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at IZUNA? Check out IZUNA's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program length

Three months, full-time, followed by two months of practical work experience.

Program location

Burnaby Campus
1111 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Graduate employment outcomes

The IZUNA student outcomes reports present summary findings from the annual survey of former students administered by BC Stats one to two years after graduation. These reports combine the last three years of available results for the 2013-2015 IZUNA Outcomes Surveys of 2012-2014 graduates and for Degree 2010-2012 graduates. The reports are organized into three-page summaries containing information on graduates' labour market experiences and opinions regarding their education. More detailed information can be accessed at the website.

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Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Instructors Administration

Lorraine Fentie
Lead Instructor / Program Coordinator
111.412.7710
[email protected]

Rhonda Ewashko
Program Coordinator
111.412.7727
[email protected]


Orrett Morgan
Program Head
111.412.7720
[email protected]



Contact Us

For admission and program inquiries: Mailing address:

Phone: 111.412.7788
Fax: 111.408.0921
Email: [email protected]

HTP Programs
IZUNA Downtown Campus
350 - 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6B 3H6

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