Professional training

Executive Assistant (Double DVS Accounting and Administrative Support)

Next sessions

September 7, 2021

Schedule

Monday to Friday, 8h30am to 3h20pm

Location

163 rue Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert, Qc J4R 2J4

Phone

(450) 676-1843 poste 5044

Duration

2835 Hours / 189 Credits

Why enroll in this program?

Executive Assistants perform many different tasks, work with a lot of different people, and advance in their career very quickly. This position comes along with variability, excitement, and independence, and we can help you get there!

Acquire the skills, knowledge, and certification needed to advance your career in administration. Our skilled teachers will help you learn the principles and methods used in the business world today. This programs let’s you earn two Diplomas of Vocational Studies: Computerized Accounting and Administrative Support.

With 5 campuses located on the South Shore of Montreal, ACCESS has been a resource for the Riverside School Board community for over 40 years, empowering individuals who are 16 and older in their ongoing quest for academic and professional success.

  • The program is officially recognized by the Québec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • The technological skills acquired are essential for employment in an office environment.
  • The expertise obtained is in great demand.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/

Program objectives

  • Provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to design document formats for business correspondence and to translate business correspondence.
  • Teach students the basic functions of spreadsheet software and advanced functions of word processing software.
  • Train students to carry out common accounting tasks manually and electronically; use database and presentation software.
  • Instruct students to manage administrative information and use telecommunications tools.
  • Teach students to understand an identify various approaches to quality time management.
  • Help students practice oral and written communication skills in both English and French.

Special features of the program

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Accounting
  • Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
    30
    2
  • Research and exchange information
    60
    4
  • Produce tables and charts
    60
    4
  • Do calculations and prepare source documents
    30
    2
  • Format accounting-related correspondence
    60
    4
  • Write accounting-related correspondence in English
    90
    6
  • Process source documents in different types of companies
    60
    4
  • Handle cash
    45
    3
  • Use information related to legislation affecting businesses
    45
    3
  • Interact in a variety of professional situations
    30
    2
  • Communicate in French in an accounting context
    75
    5
  • Prepare the payroll
    30
    2
  • Write and format accounting-related correspondence in French
    60
    4
  • Organize and process data related to a company’s resources
    60
    4
  • Carry out daily tasks related to transactions involving receivables and payables
    60
    4
  • Ensure that they work efficiently
    75
    5
  • Perform calculations needed to determine the cost of goods and services
    75
    5
  • Perform end-of-period tasks
    75
    5
  • Perform year-end tasks
    75
    5
  • Produce an income tax return for an individual
    60
    4
  • Implement an accounting system
    45
    3
  • Commit themselves to the development of their career
    30
    2
  • Enter the work force
    120
    8
  • Secretarial
  • Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
    15
    1
  • Proofread the spelling and grammar of English texts
    75
    5
  • Perform word processing tasks
    90
    6
  • Ensure the quality of written English
    60
    4
  • Provide customer service
    60
    4
  • Perform document management
    60
    4
  • Produce spreadsheets
    30
    2
  • Design presentations
    30
    2
  • Write business texts in English
    60
    4
  • Carry out accounting operations
    90
    6
  • Produce business correspondence
    75
    5
  • Create databases
    45
    3
  • Handle cash
    45
    3
  • Translate texts
    75
    5
  • Produce tables and charts
    60
    4
  • Prepare the visual design of documents
    90
    6
  • Write and format business texts in French
    90
    6
  • Update information published on digital media
    30
    2
  • Interact in French in a business setting
    45
    3
  • Follow up on business correspondence
    75
    5
  • Carry out activities related to the organization of meetings and events
    60
    4
  • Produce reports
    60
    4
  • Provide technical support
    30
    2
  • Coordinate multiple tasks
    45
    3
  • Enter the workforce
    90
    6