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- LCE.0F

This program is offered in English.

Direct collaborator of a department, a senior executive or a business manager, the executive assistant is responsible for assisting in the management and administrative organization of his/her department .


Student Profile

The Executive Assistant course prepares students to play an important role within a company or organization. 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.

Target Job Function

Occupying a key role within a company or organization, the executive assistant supports management, takes part in problem solving, participates in the management of employees, especially office employees for which he or she is responsible. This person is also an expert in document production.

Financial Assistance

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;
• Resume

Conditions d'admission

Course List

412-A01-NS Integration into the Labor Market
412-B01-NS Current Word Processing Tools
Creating and Operating Databases
412-B03-NS Use of Office Automation Tools and Services
412-G01-NS Hiring, Coaching and Mobilizing Staff
412-G02-NS Problem Solving
412-G03-NS Workplace Intervention 
412-G04-NS Office Work Procedures
412-G05-NS Department Work Coordination
601-B01-NS Business French
Production and Processing of Business Documents in French
604-B01-NS Business English
604-B02-NS P
roduction and Processing of Business Documents in English
412-ST1-NS Professional Integration Internship (285 hrs)

Liste des cors

Skills Acquired by Graduates

00UW To perform word processing operations
00UX  To process and represent data
00UY  To communicate using spoken English 
00UZ  To produce English texts and perform English linguistic revision
00V0 To produce French texts and perform French linguistic revision
00V3 To use tools and services relating to office work
00V5 To interact in various work situations
00V6 To successfully enter the labour market and build a career
00V7 To analyze the profession (of coordinating office work) 
00V9 To create and operate a database
00VA To produce documents
00VC To solve problems
00VD To adapt working approaches to the particular features of the
work environment

00VF To design and adapt office working procedures
00VH To organize and supervise work within the office unit

Job opportunities and average salary

Job opportunities
- Executive Assistant
- Executive secretary

- Administrative Officer

Average salary

The average wage is $27 an hour, and people who work as an executive assistant in Quebec usually earn between $ 20.00 / hour and $ 40.99 / hour. The salaries provided apply to all Executive Assistants (CNP 1222).

Source 1: Government of Canada
Source 2: Emploi Quebec https: // http: //

Emploi et salaire

Potential Employers

• Federal government
• Provincial governments
• Educational institutions
• Cities
• Financial institutions
• Retail businesses
• Insurance companies
• Manufacturing industries

• Engineering firms
• Utility companies

Source: Government of Canada

Emploi Quebec

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