Local Employment Requirements
Completion of Grade 12. Some employers may require college training in office administration. Be comfortable with technology. A knowledge of office procedures may be required. Bilingualism is an asset. Some employers require a security clearance.
Internationally educated persons who want to work in their occupation in Canada can obtain further information on the Web site of the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC), at www.cicic.ca.
Local Skills Requirements
Interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills, good computer skills. Ability to manage files and make decisions.
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There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Answer, screen and forward telephone calls. Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas. Perform clerical duties, such as filing and sorting and distributing mail.
Business Equipment and Computer Applications:
General office equipment, Windows, switchboard 1-25 lines, electronic mail and word processing software.
Provide basic information to clients and the public. Data entry. Maintain records.
Detailed profiles, requirements and application and admissions information.
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Information on scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other forms of financial assistance.
This occupation does not usually require any post-secondary education, but college-level education can be an asset.
To learn more about educational institutions, visit the CanLearn Web site at www.canlearn.ca.