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Prepare for the rapidly changing office environment with the Office Assistant program. Throughout this one-year technical diploma, students learn to integrate computer, human relations, and communication skills to work individually and in a business team setting.
Throughout the program you will develop or enhance your professional skills and gain the ability to:
Many qualities and traits are essential to a successful office assistant. Some characteristics you'll find emphasized in this program are:
An internship in a local business office is included in the second semester of this program. After successful completion of the Office Assistant Technical Diploma program, the student may apply these credits to the Executive Assistant program and enter the second year of the program.
Customer Service Representative
Customer Service Representative
29 Credit Technical Diploma
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Estimated Total: $6,348*
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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Office Assistant program.
Meeting & Event Planning
Topics include aspects of the event management process such as: goal setting and objectives, establishing an event theme, planning event logistics, facility set up, and follow-up activities.
Human Resources, Intro
This course examines the role of human resources and goals of human resource management in today's organizations. Students explore the importance and impact of human resource functions on the overall strategy of organizations.
Students will learn to make the payroll calculations and record keeping, including social security taxes, income tax withholding, and other deductions.
Earn Credentials Along the Way
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100% of our recent Office Assistant graduates get a job in the industry.
Our recent Office Assistant graduates reported an average starting salary of $32,508.
There are 835 job openings in the CVTC district for the Office Assistant industry.
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CVTC provides great hands on experience and gives skills to prepare for a job before graduation.
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Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
Executive Assistant, Associate Degree
Office Receptionist, Technical Diploma
Customer Service Representative, Certificate
Editing and Proofreading, Certificate
Human Resources Administration, Certificate
CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.
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