Job requirements Administrative Assistant in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as an administrative assistant in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Administrative assistants (NOC 1241).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a one- or two-year college or other program for administrative assistants or secretaries or Previous clerical experience is required.
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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