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Office Administration-Medical Office Assistant Certificate

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NIC is not currently accepting applications for the Medical Office Assistant certificate due to changes in the province-wide delivery of this credential, but Medical Terminology courses are available. 

Learn more about the new Medical Terminology Skills for Office Administration Micro-Credential.

Admission Requirements

1. Successful completion of the Office Administration-Office Assistant 1 Certificate .  Applicants with significant previous office experience may be admitted with the department member approval.  

2. Keyboarding speed requirement is 40 w.p.m.  The timing speed is based on the average of three 3-minute timings with three errors or less.  

Course Requirements

First 10 Months:

Complete the Office Administration-Office Assistant 1 Certificate

Next 10 Months:

Completion Requirements

  • To be eligible to receive a certificate, you must achieve a minimum of a B- in each course listed for the certificate; except OAD 102  requires exit speed of 50 wpm.