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 Applied Business Technology
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SchoolVancouver Island University
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,500
Full-time Graduate: 440
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length10 Month(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
National: $6,774
Scholarships2 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThis program provides thorough, in-depth training in the skills required by today’s office workers in order to be competitive in the job market. Current computer software applications are stressed, as well as the traditional skills and knowledge of business English, business calculations, office procedures, customer relations, and strong keyboarding skills.

The program consists of two levels. Level I provides strong essential skills, and Level II consists of a variety of specialties to support personal career objectives. These specialties include Accounting/Computing Assistant, Administrative Assistant, and Legal Administrative Assistant. Students can expect to spend one or two hours per day on homework. A two-week work placement practicum is available at the end of the program for eligible students. To receive the certificate, students must pass all courses and maintain a min. “C” grade average in both Levels I and II of the program. Good attendance is mandatory.
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