This certificate prepares students for a position as an Office Administrator or as an Office Clerk. It provides useful skills for anyone working in an office setting performing administrative and office support activities. Extensive software skills, internet research abilities and strong communication skills are required. Position duties may also include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing. Staff in this category may also have the title of Office Administrator, Coordinator or Associate.
According to the Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL), the 2016 average wage for an Office Clerk (General) is $17.97 per hour.
Prerequisite: Basic Windows, keyboarding and mouse skills, with some exposure to Microsoft Office will be helpful.
MS Office certification helps you stand out! This hands-on program includes in-depth training on Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook – all skills employers are looking for today. Upon completion, students will have the option to take each internationally recognized Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam at our Microsoft-approved MCC testing center for an additional $125.00 fee.
This course meets once a week for 12 weeks, 36 hours total.
Course Fee: $599.99
Textbook: Approximately $40
Exam Fee: $125 for each Microsoft Office Application Exam
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For more information about this program or upcoming Computer Technology classes, please see the “Computer Technology” section of the latest Credit-Free Catalog or contact the Continuing Education Computer Coordinator.
Manchester Community College
Continuing Education Computer Coordinator