Business Administration:

Office Administration

Sheridan Certificate

Businesses run smoothly thanks to capable administrative staff. If you love organization, planning, creating, and development, gain the skills and competencies needed to thrive in busy and competitive office environments with Sheridan's Office Administration Certificate.  

Put the finishing touches on your resume. Enrol today.

NOTE: As of Fall 2020, this program is in the process of being phased out. Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Fall 2022 term to complete program requirements. We will not be accepting new students after Fall 2020. 

Recommended Program Pathway for Discontinuation

Please see the Program Description tab for a chart on the recommended program pathway for discontinuation. We will be scheduling courses within the Office Administration program until the end of the Fall 2022 term to give everyone the opportunity to complete this certificate. 

These courses are part of the Office Administration Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Seven (7) Courses

Business Writing and Presentations
Course Code:
COMM70002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Document Production
Course Code:
OADM70001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Financial Accounting 1
Course Code:
ACCG70016
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Office Systems Procedures
Course Code:
OADM70011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Presentation and Spreadsheet Applications
Course Code:
APPL70072
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Project Management
Course Code:
MGMT70023
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Word, Introduction
Course Code:
APPL70051
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

Program Discontinuation

As of Fall 2020, this program is in the process of being phased out. Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Fall 2022 term to complete program requirements. We will not be accepting new students after Fall 2020. 

Program Description

Efficiency. Reliability. Quality consciousness. These are all words that can describe an Office Administrator. Businesses run smoothly under the guise of an office administrator or administrative assistant. If you thrive in environments where you can create, plan, develop, execute, and more, then Sheridan's Office Administration Certificate program might be for you. 

This program will help you develop your communication, interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills while providing you the education needed to succeed in busy and competitive office environments. You’ll learn essential administrative procedures, document processing, organization as well as time and project management. You’ll even become well-versed in the most current business application software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply technical grammar skills to appropriate workplace communication
  • Prepare high quality professional business documents using appropriate software and techniques 
  • Process an accounting cycle for a business
  • Perform a wide range of administrative functions
  • and more!

Put the finishing touches on your resume. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway for Discontinuation

Below is a chart to help students plan accordingly. We will be scheduling courses within the Office Administration program until the end of the Fall 2022 term to give everyone the opportunity to complete this certificate. Below includes the course schedule of the Fall 2020-Fall 2021 Academic Calendar Year for which you can complete the required course(s) left in your program (semester availability is indicated by a “X”). Information on course schedules beyond this time frame will be made available to students in July of 2021:

Course Name

Course Code

Fall 2020

Winter 2021

Spring 2021

Fall 2021

Business Writing and Presentations

COMM70002

NA

X

NA

NA

Document Production

OADM70001

NA

NA

X

NA

Financial Accounting 1

ACCG70016

X

X

X

X

Office Systems and Procedures

OADM70011

NA

X

NA

NA

Presentation and Spreadsheet Apps

APPL70072

X

NA

NA

X

Project Management

MGMT70023

X

X

X

X

Word Introduction

APPL70051

X

X

X

X

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.

Sample Job Titles for the Office Administration Certificate:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Information Clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Bookkeeper