Administrative Office Assistant

Prerequisites & Requirements

This program of study

  • Requires students to be California residents
  • Requires students to demonstrate their ability to benefit from training

Program Description & Educational Objectives

The objective of the Administrative Office Assistant program of study is to prepare students for employment as entry-level secretary’s or office assistants. Upon successful completion of the program students will:

  • Know how to properly navigate Microsoft Operating system
  • Be able to use a word processor and prepare documents
  • Be able to use a spreadsheet to perform office tasks
  • Be experienced in performing data entry
  • Know how to navigate the internet and use communicate with email

Curriculum

Module Description Clock Hours
1 Introduction to Vocational Learning 5
2 The Office Environment & Communication 15
3 Typing Skills 40
4 Operating Systems 20
5 Word Processing Software 20
6 Spreadsheet Software 20
7 Data Entry 20
8 Record Keeping 20
9 Reports & Reporting 20
10 Presentation Software 20
11 Email & the Internet 20
12 Professional Ethics & Liability 20
  TOTAL CLOCK HOURS 240

Modes & Methods of Instruction

Web-based lecture and practicum exercises will be blended with computer-based discussions, examinations, and assignments to teach the material. Training will be comprised of assigned reading, discussion, hands on instruction, and demonstration. Computer-based instruction is monitored and graded.

Textbooks

  • Administrative Office Assistant Work Book, Technical College

Schedule

Class Days/Hours Standard Length Maximum Time Allowable Total Clock Hours
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
12 weeks 18 weeks 240
Monday - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
24 weeks 36 weeks 240
Saturday & Sunday
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
24 weeks 36 weeks 240
Sunday - Saturday - Online
All Day
12 weeks 18 weeks 240

How can we help you? Contact us for a FREE personal evaluation.

Home
About
Enrolling »
Programs Offered »
Student Services »
Contact