Secretaries

(NOC 1241)
+15.34%
 

Requirement

To be a secretary (except legal and medical), you must have a high school diploma, and complete a one- to two-year college or other secretarial program, or have previous experience.

To be a legal secretary, you usually need a one- to two-year college program or other specialized course for secretaries or legal secretaries.

To be a medical secretary, you usually need a one- to two-year college program or other specialized course for secretaries or medical secretaries.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Computer literacy
Project organization
Record-keeping

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Keyboarding
Computer-related courses

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - Executive Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Assistant - Software Specialist Certificate; Online; Distance
Office Administration - General Certificate; Online
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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Administrative Professional Certificate Certificate; Online; University Transfer
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration Diploma
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - Executive Diploma
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Modified on May 17, 2012