Dec 08, 2023  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Administrative Office Specialist: CA (SLTC)(CTE)

Certificate of Achievement | 355 clock hours

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
The Office Specialist program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the computer/office occupations area. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on computer concepts, Windows, word processing, business writing & grammar, spreadsheets, and customer service. 

Career Opportunities
For state and national occupation information, visit and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-9061.00 General Office Clerk
  • 43-6014.00 Secretaries

Total Program/Course Fees
Tuition and student fees:
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

Program Entry Requirements
Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment.

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Total Language: 10.0
  • Keyboarding speed of 30 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing.  
  • 10 Key speed of 5,000 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5-minute timing with 98% accuracy.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion

Estimated 355 Clock Hours.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Training and skills in computers and software applications required to obtain employment in the office environment. [1,8,9]
  • Training and skills in business writing and customer service. [1,2]
  • Training and skills in job seeking, preparation, and interviewing required to be hired and succeed in the workplace. [1]