Office and payroll administrators ensure that the daily operations of an office or department run smoothly, including managing payroll for all personnel. Success in this career is growing increasingly dependent on new technology and comprehensive knowledge of the latest accounting programs.

CTS Canadian Career College offers a 44 week program that equips office administration and payroll students with competitive technical knowledge, while our 250 hour work placement provides valuable hands-on experience in a real work setting. The CTS Office and Payroll Administrator Program also prepares students to take the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification Exam.

Career Paths in Office and Payroll Administration

Skills learned in this program prepare graduates to work in offices of small to medium-sized businesses as well as specific departments of larger corporations across many sectors. Graduates may also find employment in government deparments. Some of the titles trained office and payroll administrators could hold include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Clerk

Demand for skilled office and payroll administrators in Barrie and across Canada is expected to increase over the next few years. Retirement and an increasing need for staff trained in the latest technologies are contributing to this trend. The average salary for office and payroll administrators in Canada is $43,891 per year.

Courses offered in Barrie for Office Administration

CTS offers a 44 week program which includes taking the Canadian Payroll Association’s Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification Exam and a 250 hour placement. Doug Norman (MCP, PCP) is the program coordinator for the Barrie campus.

Courses Include:

Simply Accounting Payroll Fundamentals I & II
Customer Service and Sales Payroll Compliance Legislation
Business Communications Corel WordPerfect 11
Placement Accounting I
Microsoft Outlook Quick Books Accounting
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word
Introduction to Windows Microsoft PowerPoint
Interpersonal Workplace Skills Microsoft Access
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