Administrative Assistant

With the Administrative Assistant training, you will be able to take part in every stage of document production.

The administrative assistant is an indespensible human resource for any organization. Make the most of your imagination, creativity and capacity to synthesize.

Be a vehicule of clear communication and learn how to create electronic layouts, produce multimedia documents, and manage projects.

Relevant training

  • High-quality training with rich media content.
  • Continuous evaluation of your understanding of the subject at hand.
  • A variety of courses available remotely.
  • A combination of virtual classes, self-guided training, and homework for a minimum amount of class hours and a maximum amount of freedom.
  • Virtual classes offered at night.
  • Length of program: 16 months.
  • 20 hrs/ week of work (includes self-guided training, virtual classes and individual study time).


If you have skills in these areas, then the Administrative Assistant career is for you!

Required materials and software

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite CS, Microsoft Project, Sage Simply Accounting

Minimum recommended equipment

  • Computer with 64 bits 3GHz processor
  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Minimum 4GB of RAM
  • Hard Drive 500GB
  • High Speed Internet access
  • Firefox Internet Browser
  • Screen with minimum resolution of 1080 x 900 (1280 x 1024 recommended)
  • Sound Card, headphones and microphones
  • Application software and peripherals required for the course
  • Burner, blank CDs and DVDs
  • Flatbed Scanner

Students are responsible for ensuring compatibility with the software.

Program Curriculum

  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Electronic Messaging & Web-Based Research
  • Word Processing I (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Introduction to Media
  • Image Design and Processing
  • Creating Multimedia Presentations
  • Word Processing II (Advanced)
  • Data Processing & Graphical Representation I (Basic & Intermediate)
  • Project Management & Event Planning
  • Creating & Using Databases
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Data Processing & Graphical Representation II (Advanced)
  • Creating Layouts
  • Web Site Design and Screenwriting
  • Internship

Note: Take advantage of preferential rates offered upon purchase for most of these computer programs, as they are used for educational purposes.

The training program is available in English and French.

Consult our self-guided training catalogue if you want to take any of these courses individually (without earning a diploma).

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant


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Employment Opportunities

After completing the Administrative Assistant E-learning program, you will have earned your diploma from LaSalle College, and gain access to the following sectors of employement:

  • Service sector
  • Business sector
  • Finance sector
  • Administrative work
  • Secretarial work
  • Public or para-public organizations : municipalities, provencial & federal government
  • Educational institutions
  • Telecommunication firms

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