Office Assistant

DELIVERY DATE: January 23, 2023
COST OF TRAINING: Free for eligible candidates


St. Lawrence College is presenting the Office Assistant Program to help prepare you for employment such as office assistant, front desk clerk, administrative assistant or receptionist. This eight-week program will provide you with the skills employers are looking for! You will graduate with well-rounded knowledge and training in Microsoft Office, business math, communications, office technology and procedures, medical terminology training and employability skills.

Technical Skills

  • Computers
  • Basic Business Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Office Technology & Procedures
  • Communications

Health & Safety Awareness, WHMIS

Pre-employment and soft skills:
Each student will prepare a resume, targeted cover letter, prepare for an interview, practice interview skills and job maintenance.

Professionalism – Work Ethics
Reviews and Reinforces:

  • Attendance, Character, Teamwork
  • Appearance, Attitude, Productivity
  • Cooperation, Problem Solving, Respect
  • Organization and Communication


EOTB will assist participants in securing employment in the office assistant sector. Ongoing coaching is provided to assist with the transition to employment. Employers will receive a wage subsidy.

Financial Assistance

EOTB will purchase training on behalf of eligible candidates. Financial assistance may be available for items such as transportation, daycare, work attire.

Basic Eligibility Criteria

Must be a Cornwall / SDG / PR or Akwesasne (ON) resident and be legally entitled to work in Canada and either be:

Unemployed / under-employed and 15-30 years of age with a barrier to employment


Identify as a woman


Candidates should call Job Zone d’emploi 613-933-9675, Glengarry Inter-Agency Group 613-525-1533, or Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services 613-575-2626