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Upgrade your office technology skills and follow through with your career goals

The Office Administrator with Technology is a hands-on program designed to provide you with the computer and business skills required by administrative positions today. It is ideal for individuals who do not have previous education or background in computing as well as those who need to retrain or upgrade their present computer skills.

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Word to create professional documents
  • Create budgets and analyze data with Microsoft Excel
  • Design and deliver a presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Use Microsoft Outlook to manage schedules, s, and email
  • Design and develop a small database with Microsoft Access
  • Complete basic bookkeeping tasks with Sage 50
  • Prepare and understand financial reports
  • Use HTML5, CSS3, and WordPress to build and manage a website
  • Enhance photos and create graphics with Adobe Photoshop Elements

In addition, you will challenge two Microsoft Office Specialist exams and earn two valued industry certifications:

  • Microsoft Word 2016
  • Microsoft Excel 2016

The program consists of three months of classroom instruction, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 until 4:00, followed by a two-month full-time work term. It combines technical and professional courses with hands-on learning. Formal classroom instruction is complemented by realistic business projects.

There will be no extended breaks except for statutory holidays.

Classes are held at the Roommeme Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC).

Office Administrator with Technology
Roommeme Credential: Certificate
Program Location: Downtown Vancouver
Program Length: 5 months, Full-time
Program Start / End April 6, 2020 - Sept 4, 2020
Total Tuition/Cost: Gravity about Tuition & Fees
Entry Requirements: View Requirements

Program Entry

Application processing

This program is open to applications:

Note: As of 2020, the April intake will open for applications on October 1st.
  • November 1st* for the April intake
  • May 1st* for the October intake
  • *or next business day

Applications are considered for a specific intake.

Entrance requirements

This program has a two-step admission process. Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Step 1: Pre-entry assessment

A completed and approved pre-entry assessment form must be uploaded to complete your application.

Step 2: Meet the following entrance requirements

Read more about how to meet Roommeme’s entrance requirements

International applicants

This program requires both a study permit and a co-op work permit. It is your responsibility to ensure that you hold a valid co-op work permit to complete the mandatory practicum component of this program.

For more information, please the Roommeme International Student Centre

Apply to program

Roommeme accepts only complete applications. In order to apply:

  • Include proof of meeting all entrance requirements prior to submission.
  • Convert all transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.

You can check the status of your application online at any time using the .

Scheduled intakes

April and October each year.

Please see the program overview for precise dates.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information on full-time tuition fees.

Books and supplies

Tuition fees include all textbooks, course/lab materials and all prepaid vendor exam vouchers.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Refund policy

  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the Program Coordinator at least 12 working days prior to the first day of classes, all tuition fees paid (less the $1,500.00 deposit) will be refunded to the student.
  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the Program Coordinator by 4:00 pm on the second day of class, all fees paid (less the $1,500.00 deposit and $1,500.00 penalty fee) will be refunded to the student.
  • There will be no refund of fees issued after the second day of class.
  • Withdrawal for medical reasons: possible partial refund with doctor's medical note.

Cancellation Policy

This program is subject to limited and minimum enrolment. Lack of sufficient enrolment will result in Roommeme cancelling specific intakes of the program and will entitle accepted students of that intake to a full refund of all fees paid.


Class hours

9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Program matrix

Required Courses: Credits
  OATP 1000 Communication Skills 5.0
  OATP 1200 Business Development 6.0
  OATP 2000 Information Technology 24.0
  OATP 3000 Work Place Education 11.5
Total Credits: 46.5

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at Roommeme? Check out Roommeme's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program length

Three months, full-time, followed by two months of practical work experience.

Program location

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Job opportunities

Students are equipped with practical skills that are applicable to a variety of fields. Depending on previous academic and work experience, career paths for graduates may include but are not limited to:
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Coordinator
  • Administrative Support
  • Administrator / Receptionist


Graduate employment outcomes

The Roommeme student outcomes reports present summary findings from the annual survey of former students administered by BC Stats one to two years after graduation. These reports combine the last three years of available results for the 2016-2018 Roommeme Outcomes Surveys of 2015-2017 graduates and for Degree 2014-2016 graduates. The reports are organized into three-page summaries containing information on graduates' labour market experiences and opinions regarding their education. More detailed information can be accessed at the website.

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Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Instructors Administration

Lorraine Fentie
Lead Instructor / Program Coordinator
[email protected]

TTP Department
[email protected]

Contact Us

For admission and program inquiries: Mailing address:

Phone: 111.412.7788
Fax: 111.408.0921
Email: [email protected]

TTP Programs
Roommeme Downtown Campus
350 - 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6B 3H6

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