- It is strongly recommended that students enter the program with Grade 12
- Minimum of C+ in English 11, or ABE Advanced Level Certificate or GED Certificate with a C+ in English 80
Math - Students graduating from secondary school in or before 2012
- Minimum of C in Essentials of Math 11, or Math 80, 81, or 82
Math - Students entering grate 10 in or after 2010 and/or completing the new Math curriculum
- Minimum of C in Foundations of Math 11, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11, or Math 80, 81, or 82
Individual assessments may be required to determine math and English skills for admission.
Students who require some Grade 11 and/or Grade 12 credits may be able to start studies in Office Administration while completing other courses. Secondary school students may register in Office Administration with a Letter of Permission from their secondary school principal.
Students should recognize that many employers require a Grade 12 graduation along with Office Administration credentials for initial hire and for internal promotion.
Keyboarding skills are a definite asset. OFAD 155: Keyboarding 1 is available to those students who need to develop keyboarding skills.