Office Skills is the perfect program for people who want to learn how to run an office efficiently. Individuals who specialize in this area are generally good at multi-tasking and working as a part of a team.
If the following qualities describe you, Office Skills might be a good program choice:
* Interested in technology
* Enjoy multi-tasking
* Detail oriented
What's the job outlook?
Businesses rely on the expertise of their support staff more and more every day; so job applicants who know their way around office technologies and computer software have a competitive edge. Those that can provide unbiased proof of their skills, in the form of industry-recognized certifications, have the greatest potential for becoming a valuable part of a business team. Official certifications reassure employers that you have the know-how to be productive on the job.
What will I do with my education?
Graduates of Heald's Office Skills program pursue a variety of rewarding positions. It's the perfect program for someone entering the workplace for the first time, someone reentering the workplace after some time, or a current jobholder who wants to upgrade his or her skills.
This Certificate of Completion program prepares students to handle the two most essential administrative tasks - data entry and word processing - which are considered the lifeblood of virtually all types of businesses. It's a two-quarter, 24-unit, non-degree program that provides training preparation for the Microsoft® Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) and Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3™) exams. Typically, students who have completed this program go on to earn additional certifications to validate their skills and further their careers.