Job requirements Administrative Officer in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "administrative officer" was moved from the group Administrative officers (NOC 1221) to the group Administrative officers (NOC 13100).
Find out what you typically need to work as an administrative officer in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Administrative officers (NOC 13100).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is required.
- A university degree or college diploma in business or public administration may be required.
- Experience in a senior clerical or executive secretarial position related to office administration is usually required.
- Project management certification may be required by some employers.
Professional certification and licensing
We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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