Administrative Support for a Digital Alberta (ASDA)

What is ASDA?

Administrative Support for a Digital Alberta (ASDA) is an online, 14-week employment training program for permanent residents and naturalized Canadian citizens interested in pursuing careers as administrative professionals. Administrative professionals (sometimes known as executive assistants or receptionists) fill some of the most important roles in any organization, and ASDA will prepare you with the computer and software skills, workplace soft skills, and job search skills to begin your career in this field.

ASDA is offered in two parts:

  1. 12 weeks of online classes offered every Tuesday (3 hours) and Thursday (3 hours) evening;
  2. A 40-hour volunteer work experience practicum, which provides work experience for your resume.

Eligibility

Permanent Residents and Naturalized Canadian Citizens

18+ years of age

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 or higher

A familiarity with computers

Reliable access to a laptop or desktop computer with internet access

Semester

Intake 1:
November 23, 2021 – March 10, 2022

Intake 2:
March 15, 2022 – June 16, 2022

Intake 3:
June 21, 2022 – September 8, 2022

Location

Online

Cost

Free
No Registration Cost

Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:00-9:00PM 6:00-9:00PM

Students must complete an additional 2 hours of homework online, at home, each week.

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