Please note:

​This program is no longer accepting new applicants. If you are currently enrolled in the program, please contact an OntarioLearn Team Member about plans for completion.

About the program

The Digital Communications for Business Certificate of Achievement provides students with the technical, stylistic and critical skills that are the basis of effective digital business communication. Students will focus on raising their writing competency to concisely, persuasively and accurately create documents in digital format.

Students learn mastery of reports ranging from simple memos to formal reports under the guidance of a professional writer. Using social media tools, students practice and assess their social media writing capacity for corporate purposes, personal branding and communicating appropriately to different target groups.

Students who successfully complete this program will be enabled, resourceful communicators in the digital business world and will be capable of excelling in a range of professional contexts.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form
  • Attach proof of admission requirements
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Communicate concisely, persuasively and accurately in written and digital formats.
  • Select appropriate digital format and writing approach to achieve business needs and goals.
  • Apply conventional rules of English grammar to business documents and edit documents according to standard rules of grammar and conventions of business and/or technical styles.

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming registrations

Mark your calendar with our registration dates, so you can plan your future.

Spring registration: Opens March 11, 2024
Fall registration: Opens July 22, 2024