Certificate in Business Essentials

Description Description

The purpose of this program is to prepare the students for business environment. Graduates of this certificate will be able to further their education in the field of business management by pursuing a diploma. Graduates will be able to work in entry level jobs in business organizations.

Job Opportunities Job Opportunities

  • Customer Service Representateive,
  • Marketing assistant, Accounting assistant


Wages Wages

Earn up to $25 per hour as a Marketing Assistant 

Program Admission Requirements Program Admission Requirements

High school Diploma or Equivalent or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more) and Proof of English Language Proficiency. 

For the English Language, Domestic Students need to have Grade 10 English or Successful Completion of English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by College Authorities. 

International Students will need to submit proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options: 

  • TOEFL (paper): 550 or
  • TOEFL (CBT): 210 or
  • TOEFL(IBT): 79 or
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLB): 6
  • PTE Academic: 50 or
  • Cambridge: CAE or equivalent
  • Has earned a Grade 12 graduation diploma from in a system in which English is the official language, or
  • Any other internationally accepted English language assessment test with an equivalent score, or
  • Successfully completed a pre-Intermediate certificate from a Language Canada accredited school or
  • Successfully complete the College’s English language proficiency assessment, or
  • Successful completion of the 24-week ESL program at the College.

Program Duration Program Duration

320 hours (16 weeks)

Homework: 3-4 hours

Course Outline Course Outline

Business Communication 80
Principles of Marketing 80
Computer Applications in Business 80
Accounting Fundamentals 80
Total Duration :  320 hours

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of day to day operations of a business 
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of computer applications in a business
  • Demonstrate and understanding of essentials of accounting
  • Identify the basic principles of marketing and sales
  • Demonstrative effective communication skills and an understanding of communication in a business environment
  • Apply the knowledge of computer applications for day to day business operations

Fee Structure Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $ 250 Domestic Students
2 Other Fee $ 200
3 Tuition Fee $ 2800
Total $ 3250
1 Registration Fee $ 250 International Students
2 Other Fee $ 200
3 Tuition Fee $ 4100
Total $ 4560

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

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