Secretaries (Except Legal and Medical) - What They Do


Employment Requirements

1. Completion of secondary school is usually required.

2. Completion of a one- or two-year college or other program for secretaries or Previous clerical experience is required.

3. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate, and almost 3 in 10 have a community college diploma.

Essential Skills

1. Computer literacy

2. Project organization

3. Record-keeping