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Office Assistant

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 9
  • Total hours: 180
  • Cost: $785
  • Financial aid: TPEG
  • Types of instruction: self-paced computer-based courses in an instructional lab
  • Certificate: TCC Office Careers Program Office Assistant Certificate of Completion (CES)

Program Description

The Office Careers Program (OCP) is a series of courses designed to help you prepare for entry-level employment or improve your business and technology skills.

In the Office Assistant Program, you will learn the basic skills you need to perform clerical tasks in an office and to support other administrative staff. Topics covered include:

  • Keyboarding
  • Record keeping
  • Customer service

You will also learn how to use the appropriate software to:

  • Manage word processing documents
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Handle email

Credentials in Detail

To finish the Office Assistant Program, you will take a capstone course that includes an exam.

After successfully passing the exam, you will receive a TCC OCP Office Assistant Certificate of Completion (CES).

Courses You May Take

  • Windows, Introduction
  • Excel, Introduction
  • Excel, Intermediate
  • Word, Introduction
  • Word, intermediate
  • Basic Keyboarding I
  • Basic Keyboarding II
  • Records Management
  • Customer Service

Interested in learning more?

Optional courses related to the Office Assistant Program may be available. Check with your campus.

How to Apply

Contact the CIE Services Office on the campus of your choice to find out how to apply and register for class.



Northeast Campus

Office of Workforce Programs

South Campus

Derek Hubenak

Southeast Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Terry Aaron

Updated March 26, 2019