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Keyboarding


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This series of courses will help you learn or improve your keyboarding skills. Everyone is welcome to register in these courses. No application is required. Once completed, you will receive credit for the course which can then be applied towards any of the Office Administration Certificates.

In order to take OACP 1101 Keyboarding for Speed Building, students must have completed OACP 1102 Keyboarding for Beginners or completed a beginner keyboarding course at another institution or must be able to type using all fingers and must know proper finger locations on the keyboard. If instructor does not think you have the necessary basic keyboarding skills, you will be asked to withdraw from the course, without refund.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
January, April, September 6 evenings or 6 Saturdays Credits in the Office Administration Certificates Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program or these courses.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



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


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee


Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC Continuing Studies offers a variety of office administration programs to suit different career aspirations and interests. Students may specialize in one of the following:

  • Legal office skills
  • Medical office skills
  • Records management skills

Join us for an information session at VCC's Downtown campus, 200-block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.





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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

Questions?

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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Janet Chee, VCC Office Administration, 604.871.7000, ext. 8649
Program Assistant: Harwinder Sekhon, VCC Office Administration, 604.871.7000, ext. 8711

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(OACP 1101) Keyboarding for Speed Building 1.5 credits    $168.55



Improve computer skills in a supportive environment. Increase speed and accuracy through exercises, drills, and techniques. Students must know key locations or take Keyboarding for Beginners (OACP 1102) to learn key locations prior to taking this course.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30212 DTN Rm. 619
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0930 - 1230
15-Sep-2018
to 27-Oct-2018
Wong, Anna
Register


(OACP 1102) Keyboarding for Beginners 1.5 credits    $149.07



An overview of topics including key letters, numbers, and symbols; common errors; keyboarding tips; and the importance of good posture. Skills and techniques are developed through in-class practice lessons. Please note that a textbook may be required for this course. Please check the bookstore website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/ for textbook information and hours of operation.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30214 DTN Rm. 618
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
10-Sep-2018
to 22-Oct-2018
Madrazo, Debbie
Register
  30213 DTN Rm. 618
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0930 - 1230
15-Sep-2018
to 27-Oct-2018
Madrazo, Debbie
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Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

Keyboarding for Beginners (OACP 1102)
course schedule schedule
1.5 credits $149.07
Keyboarding for Speed Building (OACP 1101)
course schedule schedule
1.5 credits $168.55


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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