Office Technology Administrative Professional

This 24-week course prepares individuals with disabilities for entry-level office work. The program includes classroom instruction as well as intensive hands-on computer training using state-of-the-art equipment and applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.

Training Includes:

  • Customer service & receptionist skills
  • Business communication
  • Records management
  • Job readiness instruction
  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Word & Outlook
  • Excel & PowerPoint based on interest and ability

Program Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 8th grade or above reading/language and math skills
  • Ability to work on detailed and repetitive tasks at a workstation
  • Ability to work as a team member with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a structured environment and adhere to a schedule
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Employment Outlook:

Administrative Professionals are in demand, with a projected growth of 8% or higher between now and 2020. The average wage in Maryland is $14.17 per hour.

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Office Technology Administrative Professional students learn to perform a variety of duties requiring knowledge of computers and office procedures.

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Office Technology grads are prepared to work in a real-world office environment.

 

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