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Continuing Education

Office Technology


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Familiarize yourself with the fundamental tools of today's modern office

Advance your career by learning about the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office programs which will improve your efficiency and productivity in the workplace.

Along with the Windows Desktop Operating System, master the elements of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Ensure your career success by learning about the systems and programs most commonly used in business.


Once you have completed the 8 core courses noted below, you will choose 2 options from 6 specialized options to complete your professional requirements. A NAIT Office Technology certificate will be awarded upon completion of 10 courses.

After completion

Once you have completed the 8 core courses noted below, you will choose 2 options from 6 specialized options to complete your professional requirements.

A NAIT Office Technology certificate will be awarded upon completion of 10 courses.