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OAD-020 Online Learner Success

Online Lecture, 0.5 credits


Online Learner Success (OLS) is designed to provide the learner with a working knowledge of the Learning Management System (LMS) utilized for Office Administration and Office Management courses. Students are introduced to the LMS terminology and practice using various course tools to communicate with instructors and classmates, and to complete assignments and activities.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-100 Introductory Keyboarding

Online Lecture, 1.5 credits


Introductory Keyboarding provides the necessary techniques to keyboard proficiently and accurately by touch to a minimum of 40 wpm. Software used for this course analyzes students' keyboarding techniques and prescribes practice to help them key faster and with more accuracy. Alphabetic keys, numbers, punctuation and symbols are covered. Students complete various timed writings increasing in length until their final testing time of 3 minutes.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-101 Introduction to Computers & the Internet

Online Lecture, 1.5 credits


Introduction to Computers and the Internet is a basic introduction to computers, the Internet, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. Students will learn essential computer terms and concepts, manipulate the Windows environment, explore Windows accessories, use File Explorer programs to manage files and folders, use the Internet for email, web navigation and web searches; as well as Internet security, blogs and social media.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-109 Human Relations for Career Success

1 credit Online


Human Relations concentrates on personal and professional skills needed by workers in today's workplace. These skills include self-examination and assessment, effective and professional communication, interpersonal skills, client relations, teamwork, problem solving, and an understanding of business ethics.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • Completion of ABT 116 or OAD 116.
  • Completion of ABT 148 or OAD 148.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-110 Records Management

Online 1 credit


Records Management provides the skills and knowledge to implement the correct creation, storage, use, retrieval, protection, control, and disposition of records when dealing with both manual and electronic files.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • B- in ABT 148 or OAD 148.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-111 Administrative Procedures

1.5 credits Online


Administrative Procedures enables students to develop essential organizational skills and efficient office practices for today's dynamic offices. A blend of hands-on applications and discussions requires students to comunicate effectively, think critically, and apply problem-solving skills.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • B- in ABT 100 or OAD 100, and ABT 116 or OAD 116, and ABT 148 or OAD 148.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-116 Word Processing Level I

1.5 credits Online


Word Processing I introduces students to the basic software functions of a word processing program, as well as how to properly format business documents including letters and memoranda.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020 and ABT 100 or OAD 100
  • B- in ABT 101 or OAD 101
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-117 Word Processing Level II

1.5 credits Online


Word Processing II is a continuation of OAD 116 and provides additional instruction in tables, lists, charts, and reports. It also covers advanced word processing features such as merge, macros, outlines, graphics, and styles.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020 and completion of ABT 100 or OAD 100.
  • B- in ABT 101 or OAD 101, and ABT 116 or OAD 116.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-147 Business Calculators & Mathematics

Online Lecture, 1.5 credits


Business Calculators & Mathematics focuses on using the electronic calculator to learn the touch method, to understand common calculator features, and to solve basic business mathematics problems using the most efficient and accurate techniques possible.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-148 Business English

Online Lecture, 3 credits


Business English focuses on correct English usage in a business environment and provides a comprehensive study of grammar and mechanics, as well as business spelling and vocabulary development.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • Completion of ABT-100 or OAD-100.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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OAD-149 Business Communications

Online Lecture, 2 credits


Business Communications teaches you how to plan, organize, and write correct and effective "reader friendly" business correspondence including letters, memoranda, informal reports, and electronic messages. Writing strategies employ situational techniques to plan, organize, write and respond appropriately in various workplace situations.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • B- in ABT 100 or OAD 100.
  • B- in ABT 116 or OAD 116.
  • B- in ABT 148 or OAD 148.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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