Office administrators perform daily duties that include financial planning, record keeping, billing, personnel, inventory, and logistics, within a business.
Students in are trained in the following subject areas:
Using computers and the internet to manage databases, type documents, and e-mail
Answering telephones and giving information to callers, taking messages, or transferring calls to the appropriate individuals
Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases
Using photocopiers, scanners, and fax machines, and performing other office duties
Most Office Administration graduates go to work in both large and small offices. Although secretaries and administrative assistants work in nearly every industry, many are concentrated in schools, hospitals, government agencies, and legal and medical offices. Most work full time.
Before entering the program, students must:
Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests
Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.
Students who complete a Finance and Business training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from organizations such as Certiport, which is the national standard in Microsoft training and credentialing.
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While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
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