Administrative Office Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Enter the world of office administration by performing and coordinating an office’s administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. Administrative Assistants (formerly referred to as secretaries) perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently. They serve as information and communication managers for an office; plan and schedule meetings and appointments; organize and maintain paper and electronic files; manage projects; conduct research; and disseminate information by using the telephone, mail services, web sites, and e-mail. Administrative Assistants with experience and/or specialized training can advance to Executive Assistants and legal and medical assistants. Such advancements can result in significantly higher pay. To receive program certification students must complete all classes within a 2-year time frame.


FREE Information Session for students considering enrolling!


Instructor: Tracy Foreman

Tracy Foreman is a Vocational Education credentialed instructor in Computer Applications, Office Occupations and Business Management. She has a Master’s Degree in Education Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and has been teaching at Huntington Beach Adult School for 13 years. Tracy is recognized as an online instructor, completing the Leading Edge Certification course. She also earned the California Council for Adult Education award for Excellence in Teaching in 2008. In addition to teaching, Tracy is the current Coordinator of the Career Technical Education department.


For questions please call (714) 842-4227 or email Tracy Foreman at


Classes are located at our Main Campus: 17231 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Information Session Schedule:

Administrative Office Assistant

HBAS Gothard Site | (Room C123)


Monthly on Friday  | 8:30am-9:30am | 062013


2017 – 10/06,  11/03,  12/01

2018 – 01/12,   02/02,   03/02,   04/13,  05/04,  06/01


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Program Requirements:

  • FREE Information Session
  • Data Entry/10 Key
  • Keyboarding Certification
  • Microsoft Word Beginning & Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel Beginning & Intermediate
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Beginning & Intermediate
  • Windows 10 & File Management
  • Internet, Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail & Outlook
  • Accounting Basics
  • Accounting
  • QuickBooks I & II
  • Career Readiness Skills