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Professional Designation

Professional Designation

Program Description

The Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP) is a chartered, non-profit, Canadian association. We strive to provide administrative professionals the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive by encouraging all members to add to their individual competencies, advance their leadership skills, realize their value in the workplace and community and have confidence to excel in their careers.

The AAP offers the Canadian Certified Administrative Professional (CCAP) designation. All applicants wishing to complete their CCAP designation must first be a member of the AAP before they can apply. All CCAP designation holders must remain members in good standing with the AAP to retain their designation.

To become a member of the Association of Administrative Professionals, please visit their website at .

Members may enroll in the CCAP designation on the AAP website, and then take the required courses through Durham College

Designation Requirements

To fulfill the course requirements for the CCAP Designation students must complete;

  • 4 compulsory courses and
  • 3 elective courses

Click here for a listing of Durham College approved CCAP courses.

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

Currently offered

Course Title Location/
Delivery Method
WIND 1282Access IntroductionOnline
ACCT 1280Accounting IOnline
ACCT 1280Accounting IMonthly Intake Online
ACCT 2280Accounting IIOnline
ACCT 2280Accounting IIMonthly Intake Online
LAW 2280Business LawMonthly Intake Online
LAW 2280Business LawOnline
MGMT 1288Business Management IntroductionOnline
COMM 3282Communications for Business IIOnline
ECON 1280Economics I (Macroeconomics)Monthly Intake Online
ECON 1280Economics I (Macroeconomics)Online
ECON 2280Economics II (Microeconomics)Monthly Intake Online
ECON 2280Economics II (Microeconomics)Online
ENG 1081English 1Online
ENG 1081English 1Monthly Intake Online
ENTR 1281Entrepreneurship IOnline
ENTR 1281Entrepreneurship IMonthly Intake Online
SPRD 2282Excel AdvancedOnline
SPRD 2282Excel AdvancedMonthly Intake Online
HRM 1283Human Resources Management PrinciplesOnline
HRM 1283Human Resources Management PrinciplesMonthly Intake Online
PROJ 1280Introduction to Project ManagementMonthly Intake Online
PROJ 1280Introduction to Project ManagementOnline
MGMT 1280Management PrinciplesOnline
MGMT 1280Management PrinciplesMonthly Intake Online
MKTG 1280Marketing IMonthly Intake Online
MKTG 1280Marketing IOnline
HRM 3281Organizational Behaviour For H.R. ProfessionalsOnline
HRM 3281Organizational Behaviour For H.R. ProfessionalsMonthly Intake Online
ORGS 5281Organizational StudiesMonthly Intake Online
ORGS 5281Organizational StudiesOnline
PROG 1281Programming for Absolute BeginnersOnline
PSYC 1051Selected Topics in PsychologyOnline
PSYC 1051Selected Topics in PsychologyMonthly Intake Online
MKTG 1380Social Media MarketingOnline
STAT 2280StatisticsOnline