Posted by on September 13, 2018


Career Transitions offers training for an entry level position as an administrative assistant. Course work focuses on gaining skills in customer service; familiarity and proficiency in computer applications, oral and written communication, office tasks and procedures, use of phone and office machines (copy, printers, fax etc.), inventory, scheduling, records management, filing, and record keeping. The Administrative Assistant training places special emphasis on computer literacy including basic Microsoft® Office software: Word, Google Docs, Dropbox, and Excel along with computer safety.  Student will also gain familiarity with PowerPoint, and Publisher (used for creating and updating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases). The course will also include job readiness and job search strategies.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of entry level office positions in business, government and industry.  The successful administrative assistant may advance to office management, office finance and executive administrative assistance, among other options.

TOPIC                                                                           Contact Hours                     Lab time

Introduction                                                                           .25 hour

Office Skills                                                                             1.5 hours

Daily Financial Transactions                                                  .25 hour

Office Dynamics: Interpersonal Skills                                     2 hours

Microsoft Word                                                                      4 hours                       1 hours lab

Computer Safety/Security                                                       1 hour

Google Docs & Dropbox                                                         1 hour

Writing Business documents                                                   2 hours

Microsoft Excel                                                                        4 hours                       1 hour lab

Publisher, Powerpoint                                                             2 hours

Presentation by business owner & employee                         2 hours

Resume & Cover Letter                                                          2 hours

Job Interview, Job Search                                                      1.5 hours

Class evaluations, certificates                                                   .5 hour


TOTAL HOURS                                                                      24 total                              2 total lab


For dates and time please consult class schedule, green button on home page

Class cost: tbd

For registration please contact:  388.6701 x 100,