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 Office Support Certificate

Office Support Certificate

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About Office Support

This certificate allows students to enhance their computer skills and gives students the basic skills needed to work in a business environment. Students gain an understanding of computers and computer software and how they operate. This program is designed to develop and enhance skills in the areas of basic word processingelectronic spreadsheets, and databases. Job readiness skills may also be covered to increase students’ potential. Students completing this program may be prepared for entry level employment in an environment using basic Microsoft Office software.

Course Number Class Title Credit Hours
MOS 110
Word Processing with Microsoft Word
5
MOS 140
Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel
5
MOS 160
Computer Presentations
5
MOS 200
Databases with Microsoft Access
5
CPU 100
Computer Basics
5
DES 200
Portfolio Presentation
5
ENG 101
Business Communications I
5
CDM 101
Communication and Decision Making
5
Total 40

Office Support Certificate Program Gainful Employment Disclosures

Study this program at:

Online
Atascadero
Oxnard
San Luis Obispo
Santa Maria

Program Highlights:

• Word Processing
• Electronic Spreadsheets
• Database Management
• Digital Presentations

Potential Careers:

Office Assistant
Receptionist
Secretary

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Career Summary:

Office Support professionals are required to have knowledge of office systems and procedures which may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Administrative Services Managers
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SOC Code: 11-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
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SOC Code: 43-1011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bill and Account Collectors
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SOC Code: 43-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks
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SOC Code: 43-3021.02

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
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SOC Code: 43-3031.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
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SOC Code: 43-3051.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
File Clerks
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SOC Code: 43-4071.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
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SOC Code: 43-4161.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Receptionists and Information Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4171.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-6011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Office Clerks, General
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SOC Code: 43-9061.00