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Administrative Assistant Certificate - ABT

Full -time

Vanderhoof Campus

September 2015 - May 2016

Tuition $3,711.23
Books Approx. $1,500.00
Application $15.00
Registration $30.60
Technology $55.10


Gain the skills and confidence to compete in today’s highly-skilled workforce!

Train in communications, administrative procedures, accounting and a wide range of business software packages. Courses include business communications, microcomputers, desktop publishing, office procedures, financial records, and a work placement. You’ll graduate with an excellent educational foundation in automated office systems for employment in today’s business, government, and industry settings.

Combine your skills with work experience or more education and your opportunities for advancement are limitless!

Admission Requirements
Successful completion of one of the following:
• Grade 12 (with Eng. 12, Communications 12 or Technical and Professional Communications 12) or
• ABE/CCP Advanced Certificate or
• GED Certificate or
• Mature student status. Please schedule an appointment with a CNC advisor to explore this option.


• English & Math Assessment (EMAT)
• Keyboarding assessment and typing speed of 20 net words per minute and an interview with the instructor.

Dual Credit Option

Still in high school?
Ask your school counsellor about the CTC program - Dual Credits for completing your Dogwood.


“The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has found the ABT program to be a great source for administrative recruitment over the years. Many students have been hired on permanently following their practicum at our office. The students are very professional and workforce ready upon completing the program.”
Lori Borth, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations – Vanderhoof Office.

“The camaraderie and desire for our group success helped our entire class excel. We created our own mission statement that reflects our goals: We, the 2014 ABT class, are dedicated to creating an inclusive community in which we are passionate about maintaining integrity and respect, where we encourage each other toward a common goal, all while having so much fun!"
Lesley Chaisson, ABT Grad


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