Office Clerk Certificate

The Office Clerk Certificate provides you with a wide range of skills that will be utilized in the office environment. This program will prepare you to work in various office settings as well as providing skills that can be utilized in your own business or farming operations. 

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Office Clerk Certificate

The Office Clerk Certificate provides you with a wide range of skills that will be utilized in the office environment. This program will prepare you to work in various office settings as well as providing skills that can be utilized in your own business or farming operations. 

The certificate consists of 5 courses which are all offered in an online format which allows you to complete your work at the time of day best suited to your situation. Each course runs for 8 weeks and can be taken as a stand-alone course to enhance your current skill set, or you can combine all 5 to complete your Office Clerk Certificate. You will also be able to gain credit for 3 of the certificate courses towards the Olds College Business Management Certificate. As a student in this program you will learn a variety of skills including communications, presentation and writing skills, computer applications, bookkeeping and office procedures. 

Courses in this program include:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Computer Applications 
  • Office Procedures
  • Workplace Communications
  • Workplace Professionalism

Delivery: Online

Program Intakes: See course details below

Fees: $568.62 per course (includes student fees)

Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 8 Weeks Per Course

Credits: You are able to gain credit for 3 of the certificate courses towards the Olds College Business Management Certificate

Applications Open: Applications will remain open until full

Registration Deadlines: See course details below

Selection Process for Admission: First registered, first accepted

Prerequisites: None

Course Details 


Computer Applications - CMP 1100  | COURSE CANCELLED, stay tuned for upcoming dates.

Students will work with a variety of software, including selected Microsoft Office programs, to create and edit business documents. The exploration of various Apps and Web Design applications will provide students with a foundation for application of these technology tools for other courses and the workplace.

Required Materials:  You will be required to have access to a desktop computer or a laptop computer in addition to a current version of Microsoft Office in order to complete course assignments and activities.


Workplace Communications - COM 1020  | October 25 - December 17, 2021

Students will work with a variety of software, including selected Microsoft Office programs, to create and edit business documents. The exploration of various Apps and Web Design applications will provide students with a foundation for application of these technology tools for other courses and the workplace.


Bookkeeping - BUS 7006  | January 4 - February 25, 2022

In this course students will gain a brief exposure to commonly used bookkeeping software’s but mainly focus on the fundamentals and procedures used in business bookkeeping. Producing invoices and receipts, managing accounts payable and receivable along with reconciling and balancing accounts are just a few key areas of study in this course.


Office Procedures - BUS 7007  | March 7 - April 29, 2022

This course introduces students to practices necessary to perform administrative support. Students will study a variety of topics that emphasize professionalism, efficiency, and customer service. Students will gain the knowledge required to carry out the day to day tasks in a business office.


Workplace Professionalism - COM 1030  | May 2 - June 24, 2022

Students will work with a variety of software, including selected Microsoft Office programs, to create and edit business documents. The exploration of various Apps and Web Design applications will provide students with a foundation for application of these technology tools for other courses and the workplace.