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About the Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper Program

Administrative Professionals or Administrative Assistants provide critical support to businesses of all sizes within various industries.  Individuals with the added skills of bookkeeping are even more valuable as they are able to provide accounting and bookkeeping support, in addition to their responsibilities as administrative professionals.

The Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper diploma is an accelerated program that will prepare you for Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, or Bookkeeping positions.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • calgary
  • edmonton

Program Learning Outcomes

As part of the Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper program, you will:

  • Gain basic knowledge of standard office procedures 
  • Develop strong oral and written business communication skills including how to manage success customer interactions
  • Gain computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint
  • Learn Bookkeeping principles including the day-to-day financial transactions that are essential for business organizations including general journal entries, accounts payable and receivables and operation of petty cash funds
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy

Career opportunities for Administrative Professional Bookkeepers exist in many industries. Examples of positions graduates can apply for include Administrative Professionals, Administrative Assistants, Office Assistants, and Bookkeeping Professionals.

Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper Program Practicum

Participate in a 4-week work practicum where you will gain valuable work experience and exposure to an office setting.

what you could be earning in less than one year$26,990 - $50,000wage data taken from:
program duration23 Weeks
  • Benefit from small classes and hands-on learning
  • Learn from experienced instructors who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • We offer flexible program schedules with classes starting throughout the year
  • Benefit from a dedicated Career Services department that will help you prepare for your job search and help connect you to local employers that are part of our Robertson College Employer Network
  • Financial assistance and Student Aid is available to those who qualify

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