EducationPlannerBC will be undergoing system maintenance on Thursday, Jan 25 between 4:30am and 9am PST. Applications may be unavailable during this time.

Confirm:
your program information with TRU .

BC Student Outcomes surveys tens of thousands of former post-secondary students across BC every year. Key findings from the surveys can be found on the BC Student Outcomes Dashboard.

More Items

Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate


slideshow image
thumbnail 0 thumbnail 1

Apply Now

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

  • Location
    Online
  • Length
    10 Courses
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    Contact Penny Pentilchuk at ppentilchuk@tru.ca or 250.828.5038
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    Contact Penny Pentilchuk at ppentilchuk@tru.ca or 250.828.5038
  • Credentials
    Certificate

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out TRU's scholarships page.

Application Deadline Advice

For application deadline advice phone 250.828.5272 or e-mail: admissions@tru.ca.

Application Fee: $28.68

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • Grade 11 (although completion of Grade 12 is preferred)
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of school for at least two years)

2. All of:

  • ABTS 1100 - Word Processing 1
  • ABTS 1110 - Word Processing 2
  • ABTS 1140 - Keyboarding speed (or 45 net words per minute)
  • ABTS 1200 - Introduction to Computers or equivalent
  • ABTS 1300 - Business Communications 1
  • ABTS 1550 - Online Learner Success

3. English

One of:

  • English 12 (67%)
  • English 12 First Peoples (67%)
  • equivalent course or assessment

4. Recommended Courses 

  • ABTS 1310 - Business Communication 2
  • ABTS 1450 - Business Math and Calculators
  • ABTS 1500 - Human Relations
  • ABTS 1530 - Administrative Procedures
  • ABTS 1540 - Records Management

Non-Academic

  • keyboarding speed of at least 45 words per minute

English Language Requirements

Summary

For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 88 (internet based) with no section below 20 or 570 (paper based) with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands below a 6
  • A Language Proficiency Index score of Level 6
  • A MELAB score of 81
  • A CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below a 4
  • A CAEL score of 70 with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.

 

International Student

For details on International Student Admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is judged that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.

Education Building Options for this program are not available.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

These links lead to occupational descriptions on WorkBC.