Office Software Applications

Certificate | Code: 1087

Please note:

This program credential is suspended and no longer taking new applicants. If you are already enrolled in this program, courses are still available for registration.

About the program

This program is designed to develop proficiency with various computer applications that are commonly used in business offices. Students will develop skills with the Windows operating system, computer fundamentals, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 4 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

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

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

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.

Program requirements

  • Credit will be given for qualifying courses that were successfully completed up to two (2) years prior to admission into the program.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Use and customize Windows to navigate the desktop, manage files and folders.
  • Use Word to create, format, print and save professional documents.
  • Use Excel to create, format, link, customize, print and save spreadsheets.
  • Create a database using Access.
  • Create and customize presentations using PowerPoint.

Program related resources

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming Registrations

Mark your calendars for our upcoming registration dates so you can plan your future.

Fall Registration: July 8, 2019
Winter Registration: November 4, 2019