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Executive Assistant

- LCE.0F

This program is offered in English.

He/she's in charge of assisting in the management and administrative organisation of a head-staff's company as a direct department employee, Senior Manager or Business Leader.


Student profile

The Executive Assistant course prepares students to play an important role within a company or organism.This person is responsible for the efficiency of office automation operations and also plays an important role in establishing a harmonious working environment.It is essential to have a good sense of responsibility, to master certain technical skills, and to develop management skills to work as an executive assistant.

Fonction de travail visée par la formation

The Executive Assistant supports management in problem solving, participates in the management of employees, particularly office employees for whom he or she is responsible within a company or organization.This person is also an expert in the production of documents.

Financial Aid

Students in Quebec with insufficient financial resources to pursue full-time studies can apply to the Student Loans program from the Ministry of Education.


3 full-time terms 

Including a 285 hours accredited internship


Admission Requirements

Meet the following requirements:
• Hold a DES (high school diploma or equivalent)*;
• Demonstrate sufficient understanding of office technology;
• Demonstrate a sufficient knowledge of English;
• Demonstrate a sufficient knowledge of French;
• Pass the intake interview;
• C.V


Course title

- Integration into the Workforce
- Current Word Processing Tools

- Staff Recruitment, Training and Mobilization
- Use of Tools and Services Relating to Office Work Office Procedures
- Office Work Coordination
- Business English
- Database Creation and Management

- Problem Solving in the Workplace
- Interaction in the Workplace
- Producing and Processing Business English Documents
- French business 
- Production and processing of business documents in French
- Business English
- Production and processing of business documents in English
- Professional integration internship (285h)

This program is offered in English.


Competencies Acquired by Graduates

- To perform word processing operations
- To process and present data
- To communicate using spoken English

- To produce English texts and perform English linguistic revision
- To produce French texts and perform French linguistic revision
- To use tools and services relating to office work
- To interact in various work situations
- To successfully enter the labour market and build a career
- To analyze the profession
- To create and operate a database
- To produce documents
- To solve problems
- To adapt working approaches to the particular features of the work environment
- To design and adapt office working

Job opportunities

- Executive Assistant

- Administrative Assistant 
- Executive Secretary

Average Salary

The average salary is $25 per hour. Individuals who work as Executive Assistants in Quebec usually earn between $16.00 an hour and $38.46 an hour.(CNP 1222).

Source 1: Government of Canada:


Source 2: Emploi Quebec: http://imt.emploiquebec.gouv.qc.ca/mtg/inter/noncache/contenu/asp/mtg941_accueil_fran_01.asp?Lang=ANGL


Potential employers

• Federal Government

• Provincial government
• Educational institutions
• Municipalities
• Financial Institutions

• High tech company
• Retail Trade
• Insurance companies

• Manufacturing industries

• Engineering Offices• Utilities

Source: Government of Canada https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

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