Office Technology Administrative Professional

This 24-week course prepares individuals with disabilities for entry-level office work. The program includes 12 weeks of virtual classroom computer training in the comfort and convenience of the home environment. Students are then required to complete a 12-week externship in order to obtain real-work experience.

Training Includes:

  • Keyboarding
  • Customer service training
  • Records management
  • Communication skills
  • Introduction to productivity documents including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation programs
  • Business etiquette
  • Job readiness instruction

Program Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Grade 8 or above reading and language skills
  • Ability to work independently in a virtual environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work on detailed and repetitive tasks 
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate via email
  • A computer or laptop equipped with a webcam, microphone, and speakers
  • An Internet connection capable of streaming video and a quiet place to work

A man at a computer.  

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

An instructor tlaking to Office Tech students. Office Technology classes hear from guest instructors about real world opportunites. A woman at a computer desk. Students use state-of-the-art office equipment and software.