The Apprenticeship gives a firm grounding of organizational operations and functional processes and an understanding of the broader working environment. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. During this program, you will develop critical skills and behaviours to support your progression towards management responsibilities.
As an Office Administrator, you will deliver your responsibilities efficiently, with integrity and a positive attitude while demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. You will also be expected to show initiative, manage priorities, and your own time, demonstrate problem-solving skills and decision-making and harness your passion for leading administrative projects or initiatives.
These are four common job titles used by employers across Canada
Requirements for apprentices
English and Maths
Before starting their first training plan competency, all apprentices of this program must demonstrate English and Maths skills appropriate for this vocation. These skills are automatically assessed during the intake assessment period.
Specialist High Skills Majors & Equivalent
Graduates of the Ontario Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) program will have select competencies removed from their training program in acknowledgement of their high school education.
This diploma apprenticeship will provide you with an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to progress your career in office administration with a specialization in the skilled trades.
On successful completion you will gain:
You will also be eligible for:
The Apprenticeship also leads on to a number of professional careers including full-time Administration roles, with progression opportunities to Office Manager, Team Leader and Office Manager roles.
*if your employer works and operates in the Construction Sector Trades.