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Get a thorough introduction to the systematic control of office records from creation or receipt through processing, distribution, organization, retrieval, and disposal. 

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What you will learn

  • Business English including grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Composition of business documents including letters, emails, and reports
  • Supervisory management principles
  • Decision making principles
  • Technological skills including keyboarding
  • Creation, classification, storage, retrieval, and disposal of information
  • Freedom of information and privacy
  • Micrographics, reprographics, optical disk technology
  • Forms management, disaster recovery
  • Basic accounting, payroll, or bookkeeping
  • Presentation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills

What to expect

  • Lectures, presentations, discussions, practical examples
  • Individual and group work
  • Interactive and collaborative classroom activities
  • Case studies
  • Assignments, projects, presentations
  • Quizzes and tests

Admission requirements


Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners. Applicants should be 18 years of age or older and  a graduate of a secondary school or equivalent.

Missing prerequisites? Learn more about VCC's tuition-free in academic upgrading, university transfer or English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses.


Recommended Characteristics

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Fees and other costs  

Fee description Fee Amount Notes
Tuition $1,973  
College initiative $37  
Campus resource $79  
Graduation $45  
Total $2,134  

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