If you've been out of the work force for a while and need a quick refresher course, or are looking for a short-term program leading to an entry-level office position, the Basic Office Skills Certificate Program at Douglas College is right for you. The focus is on computer skills, employability skills and administrative procedures.
International students are not currently eligible for this program. For more information, contact Douglas College International
Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.
OADM 1103 (with a B+ or better) OR OADM 1303
Introduction to Keyboarding (with a B+ or better) OR Keyboarding Skill Development
||Business Commununications and Procedures
||Office Relations and Productivity Skills
||General Office Skills
||Computer Applications I
Successful completion of all courses with a "C" or better is required for graduation. Students using OADM 1103 as a program requirement, instead of OADM 1303, must obtain a grade of “B+” or higher in OADM 1103.
You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page.
Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.
Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
When offered a full-time seat in this program a non-refundable, non-transferable $350 tuition deposit is required.