Pursue a Job as an Office Assistant
The Greater Austin Business Community is growing fast. Many of these thriving businesses are looking for qualified Administrative Assistants capable of managing their crucial office functions. Through the Business Office Technology program at ACC, you will learn the skills required to succeed as an assistant and obtain key expertise that will grow your career as a respected business professional in a rapidly expanding local economy.
About the First Course
The first part of Business Office Technology program is a 140-hour POFT 1070 course that provides exposure to many important office procedures, duties, and responsibilities. You will earn an Office Technology Badge. The program includes instruction in topics such as Windows and File Management, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, MS Office Integration, Internet, Business Math, and Communication. Note: Some knowledge of personal computers is required.
Don't Stop There
After completing the first course, you can continue with the second step - competency-based training and earn your Office Communication Badge. You will work on Business English, Office Procedures, PowerPoint, Outlook, and preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Word and Excel.
Go for a Degree
These two previous steps are a great start for your credit Level 1 Certificate and Associate degree in Administrative Assistant Specialization - and you can complete it in just 1-3 semesters. You will be able to convert the first class into 9 credit hours and the second part of the program into 10 credit hours.
Register for Courses
Follow this tutorial to select courses, build your schedule, and register for CE courses.