Registration for selected programs begins on Monday, August 10, 2015

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Administrative Office Specialist

Administrative Office SpecialistTraining Program - 1050 hours:

The Administrative Office Specialist program is designed to prepare students for employment as a general office clerk, secretary, or administrative assistant.

This program taught in an online format.

The Administrative Office Specialistprogram offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the administrative assistant. The content includes the use of computer technology to develop communications skills; higher-level thinking skills; and decision-making skills; the performance of office procedures tasks; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using intermediate features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high-quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.
Our Administrative Office Specialist Training Program will teach you:

  • Keyboarding skills
  • Machine transcription
  • Oral and written communication
  • Emerging office technology
  • The Internet and e-mail
  • Math
  • Electronic desktop publishing
  • Integrated office software that prepares students for MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification exams

The Administrative Office Specialist program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the office support services industry: planning; management; finance; technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; labor issues; community issues; and health, safety, and environmental issues. Program length will vary based on the student’s ability and prior knowledge.

Contact us today to find out more about training to be an Administrative Office Specialist!

For more information:

Joni McLaurine, Counselor
Sheridan Technical College