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Administrative Office Assistant

Administrative Assistant Classes

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 Required Information Session for students considering enrolling!  Financial Assistance Available! 
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 [email protected]

Classes are located at our Main Campus: 17231 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Proof of High School Diploma or GED Required

Program Requirements:

  • FREE Information Session
  • Pass CTE Assessments
  • Career Readiness Skills
  • Data Entry/10 Key Certification (140 kpm minimum)
  • Typing/Keyboarding Certification (60 wpm minimum)
  • Microsoft Word Beginning & Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel Beginning & Intermediate
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Beginning & Intermediate
  • Windows Essentials and File Management
  • Accounting Level 1 & 2
  • QuickBooks 1 & 2